Denoting Indonesia’s struggle for independence from Dutch rule, the National Monument or Monas as it is referred to stands as a tribute to the local culture of Jakarta. Located in Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, this monument serves as a picturesque destination for many travellers to learn of the country’s glorious past. Stay at a Jakarta hotel in the area that will offer easy access to this edifice. The Millennium Hotel Sirih Jakarta which is a hotel in Jakarta will offer guests a luxurious getaway in the heart of this cosmopolitan city.
Unveiled to the public in 1975, the 433 ft monument combines the philosophies of Yoni and Lingga and its 117.7m obelisk is finely adorned in rich Italian marble. The air conditioning system of Monas is aided by a northern pond that cools water and in turn adds to the charm of this magnificent sight.
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