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Address: Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 21 681512
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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

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

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Great place.. not expensive.. large park...must bring umbrella when you came here..you can try traditional vehicles "dokar/andong"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place.. not expensive.. large park...must bring umbrella when you came here..you can try traditional vehicles "dokar/andong"

Thank Cancanwawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

it's a place where you must visit to be able to see the petronas towers from far and height of 250 meter

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With an 24 hour layover in Jakarta and a bit of jet lag, I took a recommendation from my hotel to take a taxi to visit the MONAS. First the grounds that the MONAS sits in is a large park that you can walk about and great for people watching. Most of the visitors were Indonesian, so it is a... More 

Thank sarah999999999
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

Thank ZacharyMarret
New Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

Thank Upendra S
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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.

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.

Thank balance0906
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 

Thank thb68boy
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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.

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.

Thank WallyHolland

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