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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” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Silang Monas, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting monument - worth a short visit especially for the interaction with local people who were very friendly and looking forward to taking pictures with us:)

Thank AnaMariaDomsa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there on my first day in Jakarta awesome place and massive with gold on top very busy place and a place to see.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting to walk around, but not much else. Sometimes there is a market you can stroll through. Sadly quite a lot of rubbish when we visited, and it does not appear to be well maintained unlike other attractions I have been to in Jakarta.. massive...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We use to have gathering with some friends on Saturday afternoon and have some little chat and spot.

Thank EmyEmyEmy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special about this monument to us; just a single pillar with a museum at the bottom of the pillar. Not very disable-friendly especially for wheelchair visitors. If you must visit, make sure you do not go during the Indonesian holiday season. However, the street...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice park for a stroll to escape the traffic. Very well maintained gardens. The monument is colossal.

Thank Barsiewars
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here a few times for some peaceful walks and enjoyed the people watching as well as interaction with many friendly locals (despite the usual joint photo-taking requests). It was also a fantastic spot to enjoy New Year‘s Eve with thousands and thousands of...More

Thank 1313RichardD1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

An ok place if you want to take a walk, often some activities going on around the monument. Otherwise nothing really special.

Thank Pasha K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit ,and lots of things to see ,Nice view from the top, plus a museum down ,also not expensive and easily access when in Jakarta

Thank godfrey1759
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally I can visit Monas after several years ago. Even I live in Jakarta, rarely to spend my time enter Monas. I visited on that night with my officemate just for walk or run together. Very spacey, suitable when you want bring family with children,...More

1  Thank keziela
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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
31 August 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