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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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Best view of Jakarta

It's the tallest building in the area which of course gives the best view. The museum downstairs is a nice little addition, but is most likely biased. Didn't take long to queue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's the tallest building in the area which of course gives the best view. The museum downstairs is a nice little addition, but is most likely biased. Didn't take long to queue and get to the top and wasn't crowded.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

To commemorate and preserve the greatness of the Indonesian struggle known as the Revolutionary People's Liberation Indonesia August 17, 1945 and to inspire patriotism and spirit of the present generation and future generations, then built a memorial monument came to be known as the National Monument (Monas) in the year 1959 is located in the city center and is located... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

The first place that we have to visit if we go to jakarta is national monument (monas). I went to monas on sunday morning april 12 2015. The ticket that we must pay is. : Rp 5.000 for adult, Rp 3.000 for college student and Rp. 2.000 for child. There were many people walk around there and most of them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

You can get a nice view from atop, after visiting the miniature galleries explaining the history of Indonesia. There are also 3D historical frescoes on the outer walls in the park

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

this is one of Indonesia pride. You can try some food here such as "kerak telor" which is only food you can find here or you have to wait 'till July in Jakarta Fair Celebration but one thing need to be noted is ALWAYS ASK THE PRICE for everything you eat here :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I visited National Monument when Indonesia' Independence month. At that time,the monument was so good with art touch. It covered by colorful light that changed time by time. But what i liked most was the moment when every family got together play or just talked each other. There were lots of pedagangs. I enjoyed the Kerak Telor at first time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

It was a public holiday when I went, so the crowds were enromous. Another tall monument that you should probably have in your picture collection if you go to Jakarta, but really not a necessity

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The area look big but was so quite with less visitors only. We saw a lot statue from every city that Indonesia had in the past. So amazing to know how they made it. In this museum we know languages, island, ethnic group which Indonesia has. Also some stories about how people live in the island. How they dress up.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

To enter the monument you have to come away from it a bit, toward all the market stalls etc and go down into a kind of underground complex (you don't just walk straight up to it). When you buy a ticket you walk under the concourse outside the monument and come up from below. Beneath the monument is a very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited the Monas on a lovely, fine, weekday. It was a pleasant walk through the park, which was well maintained. There was nothing spectacular about the monument itself. However, given its height and its location in an open field, one can see the Monas pretty much anywhere in Jakarta. When we reached the bottom of the monument, there weren't... More 

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