National Monument (MONAS), Jakarta

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Built to celebrate the nation's independence, National Monument (MONAS) towers over central Jakarta and serves as the city's principal landmark. Considered one of the architectural extravagances of Sukarno, Indonesia's first president, this 130 m (425 ft) monument features a sculpted flame on the top, decorated with over 30 kg (70 lb) of gold foil. Built of Italian marble, the soaring tower houses a history museum at its base, where you can see over 50 dioramas narrating the country's struggle for independence. Head to the observation deck for sweeping views of the city from a height of almost 120 m (400 ft). Put National Monument (MONAS) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Jakarta journey planning app .
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  • Just like the leaning tower of Pisa in Italy or the Petronas towers in Malaysia, the NATIONAL MONUMENT was the building which has attraction for tourists in the country and abroad. It is located adjacent to the accounts other cool (in the heart of the city) will feel the sagat menabjukan when she visited him.
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  • The National monument is another must see place in Jakarta. It is very easily accessible and a delight to see. Recommended for tours and people of all age groups  more »
  • Do not admit to ever to Jakarta if it had never gone to the monument, the beauty of the lights at night and cool night breezes could reduce his fatigue after a long day of work.
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  • Sangat direkomendasikan untuk datang ke tempat ini bagi turis dalam negri maupun luar negri. Dari luar disuguhkan jajanan khas jakarta, ada bakso, kerak telor, ketoprak, dll. Dan ada juga dijual souvenir untuk oleh-oleh. saat masuk disuguhkan ondel-ondel, kita bisa berfoto dan pastinya membayar tapi seikhlasnya. mau naik ke monas? Bisa dong tapi harus bayar. Pelajar dan mahasiswa harganya lebih murah jadi jangan lupa bawa identitas kalian masing2. Jangan kaget ya kalau antri, karena hari biasa juga antri. Ga perlu capek naik tangga karena akan disediakan elevator alias lift. Saat sampai di atas kita bisa lihat landscape ibukota. Klo mau lebih jelas ada teropong yang disediakan oleh pihak monas dan kita bisa lihat lebih jelas kalau di siang hari. Kalau malam hari kita bisa indahnya lampu-lampu bertebaran di kota jakarta. I recommend you to come to this place😊.
  • Spacious monument area. Definitely get past the market area quickly. All kinds of original food and souvenirs available. But not what we came to see. The parking was out of control. Glad we got a spot. The monument is very picturesque in the Jakarta sky line. If you have time enjoy the grassy areas for lounging or a picnic.
  • Icon jakarta.terletak di lokasi yang sangat strategis di jakarta pusat.dekat dengan istana kepresidenan dan kantor gubernur serta beberapa kantor penting pemerintahan.tempat yang sangat cocok buat berwisata dengan keluarga,harga tiket masuk terbilang murah.selain bisa masuk ke dalam tugu dan naik hingga ke puncak dimana di situ juga di kenakan tiket masuk,pengunjung juga bisa menyewa delman untuk berkeliling di seputaran monas,harus pintar tawar menawar dgn pemilik delman.dari puncak tugu pengunjung bisa melihat kota jakarta,kadang angin nya sangat kencang.monas juga tempat yang cocok buat olahraga,jogging salah satunya.setiap sabtu dan minggu monas di padati pengunjung,biasanya di sabtu pagi dan minggu pagi banyak yg datang berolah raga di sini,sering ada group senam yg datang senam di sini,pengunjung yg lain bisa ikutan gabung senam bareng.selain itu bisa juga buat main layang2.banyak pepohonan.cocok buat take a picture.
  • good place for photography. road sign are minimum to none, we have difficulty navigating inside this park. no brochure or map for visitors. but the lighting is pretty good we can take nice photos at night almost anywhere. the place are clean. good place for run or jog, even in the evening.
  • One of the most iconic place in Indonesia. Many historical things here. Around the Monas there is park that you can use to rest. If you want a memorable moments, there are many photographers that could take a photo of you and print it there. So you could keeps your moments in a good photo
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