Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini should feel proud of the presence of many parks in Surabaya, especially Bungkul Park. Because the garden is located on Jalan Raya Darmo received an international award “The 2013 Asian townscape Sector Award” from the United Nations (UN) today. “I am very proud,” said Risma, greeting familiar, Tuesday, November 26, 2013.
The prestigious award was received Risma in Fukuoka, Japan. Not only have the support of the UN, the award also received support from UN Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Asian Habitat Society, Asia Society townscape design, and Fukuoka Asian Urban Research Center. Surabaya Bungkul Park being the only park in Indonesia to achieve this award.
According Risma, there may be a more beautiful garden of the hump. However, the function of social, cultural, recreational, and educational park more prominent hump. “Perhaps this is what makes us win,” he said. There is also the tomb of Ki Supo or better known as Sunan hump which is used as a tourist destination, both by residents of Surabaya and from outside Surabaya.
Bungkul Park, he said, is a symbol of beauty and equality. “There is no difference between the rich and the poor and elderly or toddlers. Miniature dream I was in the Garden hump”.
This award is the sweet fruit of the hard work of Surabaya City Government in rebuilding the park. Has a land area of 10,000 square meters, the park is equipped with a jogging track, children’s playground, skateboard arena, and wireless Internet access. In terms of social, Bungkul Park is a place that is very conducive to socialization between residents.
“For six years the park Bungkul stand, even if I have never heard of a child who fight there,” said the first woman mayor of Surabaya.