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Address: Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 21 681512
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates...

Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.

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A view and not much else

I went to Monas a couple of times while in Jakarta. On the plus side, the big park surrounding the spire is peaceful, and the view from the top of the monument itself is decent... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to Monas a couple of times while in Jakarta. On the plus side, the big park surrounding the spire is peaceful, and the view from the top of the monument itself is decent. However, there are several problems I had with the monument: First, the lines for going up to the spire become gigantic. When I first arrived... More 

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have rarely seen a national monument like this anywhere else, which has spirit of nationality to its core. Its modern, its testimony to nation's glory and resolve. This 132 metre tall tower has an observation deck at the top and there is a lift to go up there. There is flame built on the top which is covered with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The monument was very crowded the day we visited, and so it is better to go very early and miss both the long lines of people and the busy street traffic. Alternatively go late afternoon when a little cooler and the crowds not as great.

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Thank OzKK
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument Nasional is calles MONAS. MONAS is one of the popular landmark in Jakarta. Most peoples who come to Jakarta says that they haven't came to Jakarta if haven't visited MONAS.

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Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are tripping to Jakarta (from abroad), I can say you have not gone to Jakarta unless you go to Monument National 😀. Go to the highest level and you may see Jakarta from above. But prefer go at night, then you may see the beauty of Jakarta from above. Mostly you will see is building. Good yo try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I hired an UberMoto from the Hotel just to go and see the monument, it was great! didn't get off the bike, just wanted to see it. Good cultural site.

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Thank Jake C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is big, it is huge and on the inside almost empty. On the four walls in approx 30 displays is the history of Indonesia displayed. Nicely done without too much reading. The waiting line for the elevator to go to the top was way too long and thus we skipped it. Overall a nice hour we spent here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant say that you have been to Jakarta if you haven't visit MONAS. I recommend that you go there either morning or afternoon, because it wont be as hot and you got to see many locals spending their time there for sports, flying the kites, picnic, or just having a nice family walk. since it was the most famous... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

good to have a walk or jogging in the morning and there a meuseum inside monas u can go inside but for me i didn't get a chance to get in the meuseum,maybe next time.dont go in the middle og the day in sunny it will ne so hot,otherwise u have to prepare hat to protect U.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Putting the crowds & heat aside it's an interesting monument & museum. The view from the top is also great. Inside there are loads of dioramas giving you a thorough walk through their history. The park around it is quite large & will give you an interesting look at the locals walking around hiding from the sun.

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