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National Monument Indonesia

Central Jakarta, Gambir, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta, 10110
Category: Attractions
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Explore the National Monument Indonesia

Enrich your visit to Indonesia with a trip to the iconic National Monument in Jakarta. Located in historic Merdeka Square, the towering 132-meter obelisk, affectionately known as the Monas by locals, is the nation's most famous symbol of Indonesian independence. To fully experience the monument, take a trip via elevator up to the Top Yard, an observation deck 115-meters off the ground. You'll enjoy sweeping views of the Jakarta skyline and Salak Mountain on a clear day. The enchanting fountain displays on weekend nights are also not to be missed.


Prices -

Rp. 15.000 per person (Includes visit to observation deck.)

Hours -

Open daily from 8:30-17:00. (Closed the last Monday of each month.)


  • Observation Deck
  • Weekend Fountain Shows
  • Independence Room


  • Jakarta Skyline
  • National History Museum
  • Exploring the Park
  • Independence Proclamation
  • Night Displays
  • Sightseeing


  • When in the best time to visit the Indonesia National Monument?

    To avoid large crowds, you may consider visiting on a weekday rather than a weekend. Also, early mornings typically experience smaller crowds, and Jakarta can be hot midday. For the most comfortable experience, it's recommended to visit in the morning, afternoon or early evening. If you choose to visit during the daytime, it's wise to carry an umbrella or wear a hat to block the sun.
  • What time of day is the fountain show?

    A celebration of Indonesian heritage and national pride, the Indonesia National Monument fountain shows are a must-see Jakarta attraction and popular among locals and visitors alike. The fountain shows are held each Saturday and Sunday night from 19:00 to 20:00 and lasts roughly 35 minutes. Located in Central Jakarta, the fountain shows are visible from historic Merdeka Square next to the Indonesia National Monument.

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