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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.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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+62 21 681512
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"observation deck"
in 24 reviews
"indonesian history"
in 66 reviews
"merdeka square"
in 34 reviews
"long queue"
in 38 reviews
"jakarta city"
in 53 reviews
"big park"
in 21 reviews
"gambir station"
in 22 reviews
"open space"
in 19 reviews
"sunday morning"
in 19 reviews
"nice place"
in 37 reviews
"tower"
in 178 reviews
"icon"
in 100 reviews
"flame"
in 53 reviews
"independence"
in 90 reviews
"symbol"
in 60 reviews
"gold"
in 74 reviews
"basement"
in 63 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I visited in early May. The square itself is HUGE. It's quite a walk around the area so have some water and sun screen with you. There really isn't much to do or see beyond the monument itself. There were obviously some...More

Thank Nomad_AAA
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing special here. Good place to sweat yourself to death on a hot day. The area around the site was full of trash when I visited. Nothing special.

Thank bigshowgeer
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

National monument also called as Monas is an icon of Indonesia country. Inside of Monas so many exhibition that showed to histories of Indonesia

Thank FarizandiHadiP
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Icon of Jakarta. This is a museum. Old building. It need modern. Big yard. It still lack direction for tourist. Very crowded when weekend

Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favorit places in Jakarta to escape from modern Jakarta. Great place,Great Food,Excellent place to spend sat-nite with friends or the One

Thank Fajar_Listyanto
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have to walk and meet many people doing activities in the yard before reaching Monas. We taking photos and can eat or drink in the place they have prepared around monas. There are stalls selling many thing about monash and jakarta. There is a...More

Thank Marlin P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Building is lovely but exhibits could be better. However the wayang museum was informative. Worth a visit.

Thank Eva J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was designed to be a leisure park with a monument in the middle celebrating their independence. The thing on top is made of gold. Very long line to queue up and go see the inside. There is only one entrance by the southern...More

Thank TheFoodCritique
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great monumen, the best for relax and view seeing, nice people, place and food, I hope can visit again in the other occasions

Thank dharma74
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just next to Gambir station. It has huge lawns and also events area. Quite a lengthy walk in hot weather of Jakarta.

Thank Rakesh P
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Tescua
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
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Tescua
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.
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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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