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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

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

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Unique Historical Tower.

I saw the torch with gold on the top of Monas Tower. It is very unique and it has huge yard. I can see little bit area from top of tower. Its cool.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
Sinaga 2
Jakarta, Indonesia

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

I saw the torch with gold on the top of Monas Tower. It is very unique and it has huge yard. I can see little bit area from top of tower. Its cool.

Thank Sinaga 2
Kuching, Malaysia
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

A interest site to start your tour of Jakarta City, you can have a 360 degrees view of Jakarta City from the observation floor at the top of the tower. The Flame symbolised the struggle for Independence by the Indonesian. There are a number of activities which you can try around the site. Many stall selling souvenirs, foods and drinks.... More 

Thank churrinet
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

I go there with my family. I enjoy the night view bcoz if you can see from the above the jakarta view can very nice.. we can rent bicycle to explore the area. Or just walk and can buy souvenirs from monas in affordable price...

Thank Fauziah A
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Because of the lack of old buildings in Jakarta, Monas is worth a visit. Outside in the area you will find some interesting activities and facilities. In the basement you have the opportunity to take a look at Indonesias history which is presented in a nice way with little miniature pictures. but for going on top you need to wait... More 

Thank Lucas B
Seminyak, Indonesia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

It was a nice place. I liked it. Tip: Pay some extra cash to go past the line to lift. You can buy some good stuff and very low prices

Thank Vishal11718
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Monumen Nasional, MONAS for short, is the symbol of the country’s independence. The government has spent years improving this park, among others cleaning the monument, tidying the parking lot, and organizing the vendors. The result is what we see today. I visited here on a Sunday. Many seemed to be out that morning, from jogging, flying kites, dancing competition, and... More 

1 Thank Jo-Deen-324
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Spend your morning weekend here for jogging and going up to the roof. Just be sure that you go around 10 am to go up there, because the line can be long. And hot.

Thank Dewi R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

A huge park surrounded by trees... A place to spend time with your family or friends in the evening. There are mobile food stalls outside the gates. The great monument is something worth to see. If it is during their opening hours you can go to the top of the monument- you have to purchase tickets.

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Perth, West Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Some how we acquired a guide and we were told all the history of Jakarta and how the monument came into being and the independence of Indonesia from the Dutch ..Well worth a visit and finding a guide

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

Don't waste your time. It's dirty, uninteresting, host level always closed. The staff and their pushers will try to lure you into bribing them to see the second level without queuing... Not worth it and not fair. Just don't go.

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