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Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Reviewed today

A very big park that full of peoples in the Sunday's afternoon to picnic, cycling, walking, or spend time with family and friends. The national monument is located at the center of the park, the park has multiple entrances and one of them can connect...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank clee66
Reviewed today

The place is so beautiful and one cant avoid it to there watch list. Everyone should go there for their learning stage of Indonesian Cultures.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Khandakar M
Reviewed yesterday

Mona's is worth visiting as its quite big area with greenery and one can have relaxed time. In afternoon its get warm so better to go in morning. Also, there are limited ticket for going to top deck and when i went in afternoon i...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sudhir K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If Visit @ jakarta.. It is not complete if you Don not visit monas... It's nice place in centre of jakarta... You can learn about it indonesia struggle of independent...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Iqbal O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good place to relax and have fun with family or friends. Monas has a 100 hectare park around it with grass fields and walkways. Good for picnics, football/soccer and other recreation

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Allarts108
Reviewed 2 days ago

As an monument it is valuable but I’d say it is not a tourist spot, can be seen from distance, there is a small market in vicinity and few restaurant, few shops with handicrafts and traditional dresses. I am not very much impressed, maybe I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ZishanJafri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

とにかく広いです。シンガポールからジャカルタに行きましたが観光地よりは公園の要素が強いです。近くに露店などもあるので機会があれば何か買ってみるのもおすすめ。 I came here from Singapore. it’s not for sightseeing place but you can enjoy a picnic with your family. I guess there’s where you can eat something on the entrance.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank _E2762JZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a monument with a historical value. It's okay to see from the distance. But I'm not sure whether it's worth to pay IDR 35,000 to get inside. I didn't go inside.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Royax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an excellent place just buy food and relax for the day stalls on the out side to buy stuff that arent bad quality . I believe you can go to the top of monas 😀 but i didnt height issues lol busy lots of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 250neile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is huge place. We go there by feet and hard to find the main entrance. On the sunny day we force ourself cross the road to this monument. At last we reach there. A bit scary because its old building but when we arrived...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Asif S
30 May 2018|
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Response from wijay2017 | Reviewed this property |
We visited in the morning, and we had a very short time to see the place. At the time there were lots school children and they were very interested taking photos with me as i was wearing sari and also they were interested in... More
27 October 2016|
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Response from markos_prawira | Reviewed this property |
actually all gates are open but only 1 open for vehicle, so it's for parking area for the gates very close to gambir is always close this gate is the one which facing into US embassy but all other 3 gates are always open... More
25 October 2016|
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Response from WallyNNoni29Jan16 | Reviewed this property |
If you wait for the little transportation bus they have when you enter; it will take you directly to where you have to enter. Great place to go to see and read about Indonesian history and it's struggle for independence.