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National Monument (MONAS)

Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it's a must do but nothing special. I only saw it from outside. its settle in a big park the area is nice.

Thank Romina P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely monument. The grounds are immaculate and vegetation is healthy, pruned and well managed. Plan on about an hour for the visit to this important place of national pride.

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The night when I visited this monument, there was a very long queue of people who want to going up to see the night view of Jakarta, and it was a Very disappointing experience, one had to wait for nearly an hour, the view itself...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit the monument around 10 am and it was just on time before the school kids took over the whole place! So be early also because of the heat. Luckily you can wait in the shadow on side of the monument if...More

Thank HeijdenS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monument located at the centre of the capital city of Indonesia, with a large landscape surrounded by trees. You can also see several deer running under those trees and visitor can see or give some carrots but cannot touch them. The national monument or...More

Thank Dyah I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend you to go here at night. Because it will be less crowded and not very hot. I like the view from the top of this monument. You can see the building in Jakarta from here, with its city light and the traffic. I...More

Thank Fitri A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Jakarta on several occasions already, but never been to this place before, however I was so satisfied when I visited the Monas. from the top of it you will be able to have a 360 degree view of Jakarta.

Thank du1fcp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times. Best is during Ramadhan, or else, you can forget going to the top as the queue can be never ending. Very nice place to take your children below 10. The museum is rather old and dark - could have been...More

Thank AndryLie
Reviewed 1 week ago

It Is a. Ust see while in Jakarta. Best view to the city ad a short history lesson about how and why was monument built.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the first n highest monument located in Central Jakarta. Easy access. Wide grassy park for jogging, playing kites, n picnic.

Thank joycemeilanita
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Which gate is it that is open to MONAS? Please give an exact description so that we can avoid the long walk since we will be with older people who have arthritis? Some of the reviewers said that it is the North gate that is open, but as I view it on the map the Merdeka square has four gates, one on each corner. Thus, there are two gates on each corner of the north side and two gates on each corner of the South. I can interpret that the north left side gate is actually the north gate, the north right side gate is the east gate, south left gate is the west gate and the south right gate is the actually south gate.
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
Which gate is it that is open to MONAS? Please give an exact description so that we can avoid the long walk since we will be with older people who have arthritis?
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.
Zulfarudiani K
what time Monas open/close for the lift ride to the observation deck? Did the park open 24/7?
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