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National Monument (MONAS)

Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“large park” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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+62 21 681512
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"observation deck"
in 24 reviews
"indonesian history"
in 66 reviews
"large park"
in 25 reviews
"merdeka square"
in 32 reviews
"long queue"
in 36 reviews
"jakarta city"
in 51 reviews
"open space"
in 19 reviews
"gambir station"
in 21 reviews
"sunday morning"
in 19 reviews
"nice place"
in 34 reviews
"tower"
in 171 reviews
"icon"
in 97 reviews
"flame"
in 52 reviews
"independence"
in 86 reviews
"symbol"
in 61 reviews
"gold"
in 70 reviews
"basement"
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Reviewed yesterday

One reviewer notes that there is only one entrance in and out of the vast park. I can say that there are at least two entrances if you are traveling by foot. We entered through the entrance behind Gambir station on a Friday, and exited...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide planned a visit to MONAS but in order to park nearby (hint!) we went into the new National Library building located on one side of the MONAS square. While we we waiting for MONAS to open Mr Sapto / Librarian, asked if we’d...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't go in the monument as the que was huge, but I did enjoy relaxing in the gardens surrounding it. Worth a visit.

Thank Iem87
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A historical and national monument of Indonesia surrounded by a peaceful green spread in the middle of a busy city like Jakarta, one must visit.

Thank PankajMig
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The rather plain, but vast monument sits in the middle of a truly vast, parkland esplanade. The vast area is surrounded by a barbed wire fence and gates and thus there is just ONE entrance to the park itself if you want to visit the...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really great to film this monument with my Mavic Pro. Lovely structure. You may see my footage and photos on my instagram account @khantastik Jakarta is huge. If you happen to go to this monument doubt miss out the National Museum.

Thank Khantastik
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice garden but way too crowded. Just another monument. There’s a Market next door selling cheap stuff for household. Couldn’t find souvenirs here so we moved on.

Thank Liz B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the historical monument in jakarta which is the place is in the middle of jakarta...with the gold on the top

Thank abhimzildjian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to enjoy and to know more about jakarta, still not sure if the tip of the statue is from real gold!! Most of th people say its true. Don"t miss it if you guys come to jakarta, muat see one of many historical...More

Thank Jason F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How can you not help notice this beautiful monument specially when seen in the evening with all the colorful lighting . The monument is strategically located near some government offices as well as a stones throw away from my hotel .

Thank nmc8693
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Tescua
27 October 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
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Tescua
25 October 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.
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Zulfarudiani K
1 September 2016|
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Response from Idam007 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Monas open: Tue - Sun 08.00 am - 4.00 pm then for night: tue - thu: 7 - 10 pm fri - sun: 7 - 00 pm
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