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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.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 681512
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a regular brand new monument, any history behind it. However it has the mosque beside (which is a must-see) and you will eventually walk by and see it. Just go for a walk-and that's it!

Thank Oli P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many cities in the world, Jakarta has its icon. This tower was build by command of President Sukarno. Visitors must pay attention for the fire gold plated form at the top of the tower. In the old days, visitors may go to its highest...More

1  Thank santanubasuki
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the landmarks of Jakarta. Its a very pleasant walk and the best time to go there is early morning or late afternoon. These times its not too hot. The surrounding parks and walkways are nice and easily accessible. Plenty of food...More

Thank Pieter D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park in the city centre which is quiet to walk around. There seems to be only one entrance but once you're in there i's lovely, well maintained and fairly quiet. Not many tourists around at all!

Thank champkis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A giant square with a fountain, mini train and of course giant monument. A very good place for family. Now it's even more comfortable because no street seller inside this area. Every food and beverage seller stand in one comfortable area.

Thank MademoiselleNa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Merdeka Square with our children to explore Indonesia's history. The square is vast and has many entrances although only 2 are open. We were dropped off by taxi at a bustling gate - it was crowded with cars, tuktuks and people. We made...More

Thank LizaLeigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive monument set in huge grounds, lots of people but surprisingly very few foreigners. So much so that we were constantly asked to have photos taken with people who were all very friendly. Great market and cheap restaurant area with great cheap local food....More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Landmark of Jakarta??? Yes people will say Monas. Finally I got here after almost 10 years living at Jakarta. The campaign about Enjoy Jakarta is making success, so people start to visit many recreation palces at Jakarta, including me. First impression about Monas, clean!! Everything...More

Thank syafriani
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The national monument is not so well maintained. Good place . Only one of the few 0laces worth visiting 8n jakarta

Thank Kapil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monas or the National Monument is a popular spot in Jakarta. The monument itself is surrounded, by huge open spaces and lawns. The path from the parking to the entrance is lined with shops selling clothes and all types of artifacts, restaurants. It is a...More

Thank Ferozeuddin
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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