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!
About National Monument (MONAS)
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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