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Address: Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, 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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Nice monument

The monument was cool but the museum was a bit boring. Might be because we started the wrong way and therefor got the history backwards. I think you can go up in the tower, but... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Oxford, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is the national monument. A great park surrounds it with many vendors and other activities on the weekend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The monument was cool but the museum was a bit boring. Might be because we started the wrong way and therefor got the history backwards. I think you can go up in the tower, but unfortunately it was closed when we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great monument in the capital city!! Hot weather on there. Different in my city 😂 Surely will come back with my big family in the future when I wanna holiday again

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Kupang
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place.. not expensive.. large park...must bring umbrella when you came here..you can try traditional vehicles "dokar/andong"

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it's a place where you must visit to be able to see the petronas towers from far and height of 250 meter

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With an 24 hour layover in Jakarta and a bit of jet lag, I took a recommendation from my hotel to take a taxi to visit the MONAS. First the grounds that the MONAS sits in is a large park that you can walk about and great for people watching. Most of the visitors were Indonesian, so it is a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to Monas a couple of times while in Jakarta. On the plus side, the big park surrounding the spire is peaceful, and the view from the top of the monument itself is decent. However, there are several problems I had with the monument: First, the lines for going up to the spire become gigantic. When I first arrived... More 

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have rarely seen a national monument like this anywhere else, which has spirit of nationality to its core. Its modern, its testimony to nation's glory and resolve. This 132 metre tall tower has an observation deck at the top and there is a lift to go up there. There is flame built on the top which is covered with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument was very crowded the day we visited, and so it is better to go very early and miss both the long lines of people and the busy street traffic. Alternatively go late afternoon when a little cooler and the crowds not as great.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument Nasional is calles MONAS. MONAS is one of the popular landmark in Jakarta. Most peoples who come to Jakarta says that they haven't came to Jakarta if haven't visited MONAS.

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