Jakarta Tourist Guide:
Monumen Nasional - a historical site built to commemorate the Indonesia's struggle for
Indepencence, easy to reach by Transjakarta BRT.
The 137m tall obelisk shaped historical monument is situated in Merdeka square -
Monas / National Monument is symbol of Jakarta. Built during Soekarno's presidency,
and opened for public on 12 July 1975, the top part of the tower is a 14.5 meter bronze
flame coated with 32 kilograms of gold.
So what can visitors do or see at Monas?
Visitors can go up to a platform at 115 meters height for viewing Jakarta city
areas surrounding Monas.
Visitors can enter a Museum depicting the Indonesia's History starting from the
days when Indonesia was still in the form of empires.
Visitors can enter the Independence Hall.
Enjoy the musical water fountain - available on Saturdays and Sundays at
19:30 and 20:30.
Seeing deer at Meda Merdeka park.
The Indonesian History is also depicted in Reliefs, each with explanation.
Wanna eat? Enjoy foods at Lenggang Jakarta.
4 Futsal yards, 1 volleyball yard, and 1 basketball yard can be used free
of cost by visitors.
At pasar malam (night market) visitors can buy various Jakarta's Souvenirs.