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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.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“merdeka square” (31 reviews)
“large park” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This monument was intended as a monument for national identity for all Indonesian, where everybody can walk enjoy the park like the Central park. Since last Nov this park has been the place for stinky political activity. So avoid this place for now.

Thank wangp
Reviewed 5 days ago

It sure is an impressive sight from outside, but the National Monument is not tourist-ready, so avoid. First, long lines to enter, under burning sun or neverending rain. Then, an amazingly complicated ticket sistem by which you must get first a debit card, then charge...More

Thank alfcr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this place twice for rallies and it was Big rally more than 7.5 million moslem gather here at December 2nd 2016 and December 2nd 2017 It’s called 212 Movement And none of them walk on the grass.

Thank Alayn1807
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This iconic place is one of must see attraction if you visit Jakarta. Located at the very heart of Central Jakarta, National Monument (Monas) offer historical and a 360 view of Jakarta from the top. You can reach this location by bus (Trans Jakarta) or...More

Thank mahard2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sukarno's Last Erection lives up to the name - the towering flame pillar is a must-see in the quick stop of Jakarta. It's similar to the Washington monument and other obelisks - but with old empirical music playing from speakers, a massive park, and a...More

Thank Griff T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think there's much to see or do in Jakarta. This monument is one of its national treasure, so we made our way there. The structure itself is impressive, the view of the city from its tower is impressive. The lift going up is...More

Thank Hannisze
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a good national monument in Jakarta! Very spacious place. They have also got circling bus (cart) service for tourists who wants to have a look around. For the foreigner tourist, you can try the souvenir shops nearby, as everything is very cheap...More

Thank Rusafi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

National monument (Monas) is one face Indonesia, i think. This is reach 132 m and you can go on top only at 7am-4pm with a charged. This place is easy to reach. By train, you can stop in cikini stasiun (*its the nearest stasiun). This...More

Thank prima r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too many tourists and locals come here ! Evening is most prefered around 7 :) You can get cool photographs there for your memories :)

Thank Amanxxyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you plan any tour of Jakarta be aware of the chronic traffic congestion. Sadly as we had arranged an evening tour we missed the last entry time due to traffic, the site looks amazing by night. Only try and see a few things at...More

Thank MartinAngloKiwi
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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
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
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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