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National Monument (MONAS): Tours & Tickets

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Built to commemorate Indonesia's independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
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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 via mobile

This monument stand at 130 m. It was built in 1961 under the leadership of President Sokarno. This monument symbolizes freedom for the people from the Declaration of Independence of the country. You can purchase a separate ticket to take lift up to the top...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MaySpecial
Reviewed 2 days ago

Monas is a monument commemorating Indonesian independence. It is surrounded by a large plaza and has a museum at its base. Outside is a series of stone carvings depicting the Indonesian experience, and inside is a museum of Indonesian history. Upstairs (not up the monument)...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place to see local people lived instead of the malls. Also a place to breathe in Jakarta . Local market for souvenirs and local foods

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 396francisg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the monument at night. I didn't find anything interesting about visiting the place. What was exciting about the place, was the history and the story behind it. And that can be read from your own house. So in my point of view the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 229neshatm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is one of the must see site. You go on the top floor to see the glimpse of whole JAKARTA. The information is also given while you look at all the important sites. Underground is the museum where there is a description of history...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Harsha M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nothing much to do here but still a place that you must visit as it is one of their National Monument. If you are lucky enough, you might have the chance to see a bunch of National Army doing their march. The ticket pricing is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was hot and sunny after Monas. At the exit, we were using GPS to help walk to go Mosque. One old man came to us to ask the time and then ask whether are we heading to the Mosque. He said he work at...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Closed on Mondays so could not go in . Very clean . Nice place for people watching. Good place to go when it’s cooler. Although many trees buy gets very hot

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Skm64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need more lights at night to make it more convinient Inside the park there is only less directory of way out

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MorningRunner2505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to see.. make sure to hire a bike .. long walking distances.. not so much to do actually.. maybe spend one hour here

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Markos P | 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
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.
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