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Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Monumen Nasional or MONAS is the national monument of Indonesia and the pride of the people. Located in central Jakarta, the monument can be considered as a focal point of the city. A must visit for first time visitors but there may be a long...More

Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a large walking distance inside to get to the monument you have to buy the tickets to get inside it. The monument is open in the morning i guess from 10.00 am till 2.00 pm i am not very sure but at the...More

Thank Rana H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Open 8 am every day, please be patience due to crawded. We has to buy jakcard (10k idr) than ticket 15k for adult and 4k for children. If we want to top of the museum have to make a loooong line..due to limited lift.

Thank Lovely_jogja
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery of Jakarta city looked from above of National Monument (Monas). But, we have to be patient to go upstairs. Actually, the wait is worth it even though only a couple of minutes upstairs.

Thank rizkitatapr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

May be the whole thing is due to wrong timing. Overall time spent is around 3.5 hours, which is not supposed to. Queue to get to the top already 2 hours plus. The experience itself was bad. Few locals just cut the queue, which was...More

Thank DeenHanafi
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is located in the middle of the big Merdeka square. Beautifully lighting in the nights. we didnt go up to the top.

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a nice monument and the surrounding park is nice for a walk. Didnt climb up the monument as there was a big que

Thank Dhamitha P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

last time i went to monas was great..clean and so green enviroment. i go to the top of the monas the view from top was amazing you can see almost everything

Thank kumarg488
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very nice historical place. The view from the top is amazing. A wonderful place to walk. We recommend that you take a taxi and visit it for yourself.

Thank Brigita Š
Reviewed 1 week ago

This MONAS, is a best place to have a panoramic view of Busiest City of Jakarta, from its Observation Desk, getting here is not much difficult and you can get easily and very convenient prices to get visited this place, daily open from morning till...More

Thank janab152
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Asif S
May 29, 2018|
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Response from wijay2017 | Reviewed this property |
We visited in the morning, and we had a very short time to see the place. At the time there were lots school children and they were very interested taking photos with me as i was wearing sari and also they were interested in... More
October 27, 2016|
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Response from markos_prawira | Reviewed this property |
actually all gates are open but only 1 open for vehicle, so it's for parking area for the gates very close to gambir is always close this gate is the one which facing into US embassy but all other 3 gates are always open... More
October 25, 2016|
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Response from WallyNNoni29Jan16 | Reviewed this property |
If you wait for the little transportation bus they have when you enter; it will take you directly to where you have to enter. Great place to go to see and read about Indonesian history and it's struggle for independence.