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Address: Jl. Silang Monas | New Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 21 681512
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates...
Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
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Want to see the Beautiful smog-filled jakarta skyline

Wanted to see Jakarta from a great height in all its smog-filled glory. Was not disappointed. Not much to do at the monument itself but got a 360view of the big smoke

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great Monument with historical value for people of republic Indonesia. Nice view in the night lately

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wanted to see Jakarta from a great height in all its smog-filled glory. Was not disappointed. Not much to do at the monument itself but got a 360view of the big smoke

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Passing by the city center was the national monument (Monas). I understand that the highest of the monument was pure gold weighed about 500kg (correct me if I am wrong)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Nice to walk through the wide field of this huge monument of patriotism. There is not much to do here. But it's nice to cross this place if you want to go to the national mosque (masjid istiklal) and walk to the national museum afterwards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Its the emblem of indonesia the monas monument situated in the middle of the city. Its just opposite the palace.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

There is nothing here except a large empty space and a monument. It's filled with street vendors who will bother you to the end.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I was there with my drive who explain to us the history. Nice garden around and I was informed that I will need to pay for enternce. However, I had very busy schaudle during my stay in Jakarta.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Its a national monument or icon. Almost everyday people in and around metropolitan will filled their day here as an alternative place beside the many ahopping malls. I guess Jakarta have the most shopping compare to other cities in this region. Again nothing much to see except the tower. I will guess if you are staying around the city center... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

1. Have fun hunting for the entrance to the monument! haha 2. Go before afternoon (even on a weekday) or be informed that the tickets to go to the top of the structure are sold out.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is not for tourists. Its by the train station so if you will use the train to travel the country fine go visit but only worth maybe 5 minutes.

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