Kota Tua Surabaya Lebih Berwarna

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ARCHIPELAGO – Upaya Pemerintah Kota Surabaya untuk mempercantik sekaligus menghidupkan kembali kota tua di kawasan Surabaya Utara mulai terlaksana. Salah satunya dengan melakukan pengecatan di gedung dan bangunan tua seperti di Jalan Panggung, Surabaya.

Ada pemandangan berbeda di Jalan Panggung. Awalnya di kawasan ini terkesan banyak bangunan tua dengan cat yang sudah mengelupas dan dimakan usia, kini tampilannya berbeda 180 derajat.

Kawasan itu kini berubah warna warni. Bangunan yang ada berwarna hijau, kuning, merah, pink, ungu dll. Monica, salah satu wisatawan lokal yang datang dari Samarinda mengaku kaget dengan perubahan kota tua.

Gadis berusia 27 tahun yang pernah kuliah di Surabaya itu kebetulan datang ke saudaranya dan menyempatkan diri berwisata di kota kota Surabaya salah satunya di Kembang Jepun dan Jalan Panggung. “Dulu tidak secantik ini, sekarang indah. Bangunannya jadi warna warni,” ujarnya.

Saat itu, dia bersama empat rekannya menyempatkan diri untuk berswafoto mengabadikan perubahan kota tua di Surabaya. Dia mengaku bangunan dengan banyak warna kini memang sedang tren.

Jalan Panggung di Kota Tua Surabaya

Dari pantauan, sudah beberapa hari ini tampilan Jalan Panggung menjadi berubah drastis. Kesan bangunan tua yang kusam ini berubah menjadi berwarna-warni. Salah satu kawasan kota tua di Surabaya ini semakin semarak dan penuh warna setelah rumah-rumah di sepanjang jalan itu di cat dengan warna yang bervariasi serta mencolok pada tembok, pagar dan lain sebagainya.

Kawasan ini, kini menjadi lebih sedap dipandang oleh karena hal tersebut. Wali Kota Surabaya Tri Rismaharini sebelumnya mengatakan, pengecatan di kawasan Kota Tua Surabaya dilakukan agar ada pembaharuan di Kota Pahlawan.

Tujuannya, mempercantik kawasan agar menjadi destinasi wisata baik untuk warga Surabaya maupun luar Surabaya. “Kalau tempatnya bagus orang dari luar Surabaya datang lalu sekalian belanja di sini,” ujar Wali Kota Risma.

Wanita yang akrab disapa Risma ini mengatakan kawasan ini sangat indah dari segi bangunannya dan masih banyak ornamen-ornamen yang asli untuk kemudian dipercantik melalui sentuhan cat yang unik dan berwarna-warni. “Kalau warnanya biasa saja orang tidak terlalu perhatikan, tapi begitu warnanya berubah orang akan tertarik,” jelasnya.

Kepala Badan Perencanaan Pembangunan Kota (Bappeko) Surabaya Erry Cahyadi kawasan Surabaya Utara yang dipercantik juga fokus dikerjakan seperti di Jalan karet, Makam Peneleh, Jalan Kebon Rojo, Veteran, dan Jalan Kepanjen.(NUH/INFOSURABAYA)

The Old City of Surabaya is More Colored

ARCHIPELAGO – The efforts of the Surabaya City Government to beautify and revive the old city in the North Surabaya area began to take place. One of them is by painting in old buildings and buildings such as on Jalan Panggung, Surabaya.

There are different sights on Jalan Panggung. Initially, in this area, many old buildings with paint that had been peeled and age-old were impressed, now it looks 180 degrees different.

The area is now changing colors. The existing buildings are green, yellow, red, pink, purple etc. Monica, one of the local tourists who came from Samarinda said she was shocked by the change in the old city.

The 27-year-old girl who had studied in Surabaya happened to come to her brother and took a tour in the city of Surabaya, one of which was in Kembang Jepun and Jalan Panggung. “It wasn’t as beautiful as this, now it’s beautiful. The building is colorful, “he said.

At that time, he and his four colleagues took time to take pictures to perpetuate the change of the old city in Surabaya. He claimed that buildings with many colors are now trending.

From the observation, the display of Jalan Panggung has changed dramatically for several days. The impression of this dull old building turns colorful. One of the old city areas in Surabaya is increasingly lively and colorful after the houses along the road are painted in various colors and striking on walls, fences and so on.

This area, is now more pleasant because of this. Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini previously said that painting in the Surabaya Old Town area was carried out so that there would be renewal in the City of Heroes.

The goal is to beautify the area so that it becomes a tourist destination for residents of Surabaya and outside Surabaya. “If the place is good, people from outside Surabaya come and shop here,” said Mayor Risma.

The woman who is familiarly called Risma said that this area is very beautiful in terms of its buildings and there are still many original ornaments to be further beautified through a touch of unique and colorful paint. “If the color is normal, people don’t pay too much attention, but once the color changes people will be interested,” he explained.

Head of the Surabaya City Development Planning Agency (Bappeko) Erry Cahyadi in the North Surabaya area that was beautified was also focused on working on Jalan Karet, Peneleh Cemetery, Jalan Kebon Rojo, Veteran, and Jalan Kepanjen. (NUH / INFOSURABAYA)

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