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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.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed today via mobile

The last time I visited this site was when I was in the second grade of junior high school. I remember how crowded back then and earlier today it was still full of people. The difference was now the area was managed tidier. Some people...More

Thank didik s
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For photo and national views... Location near from our hotel stay ...use grabs go there... Entrance fee 30k for 2 person via tentage with underground entrance to the monas .. Enjoy the serrounding view from there

Thank krat0s69
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a must see. My challenge was the long ques because it was crowded when I got there. there is an elevator to go to the top, but I did not go up because of the long wait time.

Thank Arjun T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

it was a good time i really enjoyed the indonesian history (the view ) wow the place is clean but it takes almost 1 hour to get the elevator to the top of Monas

Thank tameryoussefeg
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Historical 1945 independence.. CBD .. historical garden .. monumen national Only Gold at the monumen

Thank lilis s
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful green surrounding, at evening beautiful colourful LED lights give amazing look. Worthwhile to visit at night, specially if any one come 1st time to Jakarta

Thank AsifAbbas
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting place to visit if you would like to learn more about the formation of Indonesia as a country. Once you enter MONAS building itself, there will be a miniature display of Indonesia's history which has been arrange according to it's timeline. Take your time...More

Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I first visited MONAS 14 years ago. Very refreshing to see how it has been preserved since then. Moving food and souvenir stalls into a dedicated area has liberated the grounds from business traffic. It finally celebrates the freedom the monument is meant to uphold....More

Thank R1907XNmartinc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in jakarta and seeing monas stood here is very beautiful. I live quite near to here. On the previous government, motorcycles are forbid to pass the protocol road in Jakarta (medan merdeka-sudirman, Cmiiw) but now the are permitted to pass. Idk if it's worse...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this place as part of a guided tour that I bought, so I have no idea about cost. Also because I was with a guide, we seemed to be fast-tracked past some, but not all of the queues. The place is in...More

Thank Socialtruant
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Asif S
29 May 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
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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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