National Monument

Local nameMonumen Nasional
LocationJakarta, Indonesia

The National Monument is a 132 m obelisk in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence.

Construction began in 1961 under the direction of President Sukarno. Monas was opened to the public in 1975. It is topped by a flame covered with gold foil.

The monument and the museum are open daily from 08.00 until 16.00 Western Indonesia Time throughout the week except for the Mondays when the monument is closed. Since April 2016, the monument also opens during night time, from 19.00 until 22.00 on Tuesday to Friday, and from 19.00 until 00.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

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Opening hours

Daily: 8:30 am - 5 pm


Adults: IDR 7.500

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +62 21 3822255

Address (Unnamed Road), Jakarta 10110, Indonesia

Coordinates -6°10'31.426" N 106°49'37.87" E

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