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Monpera

Address: Beside the entrance to the Ampera Bridge, Palembang, Indonesia
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Palembang
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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Palembang, Indonesia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

in this area almost 69 years a go is the place where Palembang heros fight with Ducth and Japan...with the very historic area the government built Monument here to remind special Palembang and South Sumatera people about th 5 days and nights war in Palembang

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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

we were visit Monpera again at night and found that night view are really nice. we could see the "Garuda Indonesia" Statue changing its color because of the lighting. So come there at 7pm and do not forget your camera. :)

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

There is not much things you can enjoy in here. You can visit at the back of the monument the museum with collections of Indonesians history. The government should pay more attention to this monument.

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Palembang, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Its a big block of bricks and cement. You go here to admire the architectural beauty of a brick building shaped into a monument to summon Ctulhu, and admire the boring beauty of the gray dull cement while musing what poor choices had you made going into this forsaken spot of tourism. Appreciate your own decision as your girlfriend curse... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Monpera is located near the Ampera Bridge. From outside it looks like a tower, but actually it's a museum. Not many things that you can enjoy inside. The local goverment should develop this place more, fill it more objects/showcases, and maintenance it better.

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Shanghai, China
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433 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Brutalism is not our favorite school of architecture. Come to think of it, is it anybody's? The school is defined by 'Wikipedia' as 'linear, fortress-like and blockish with a preponderance of concrete.' Every single word of that description applies to Monpera, a concrete monolith unleashed on Palembang in 1968 in celebration of Indonesian nationalism and the arrival of military rule.... More 

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