A Virtual Tour to the Monumen Nasional

Monumen Nasional‎

See the national monument in Virtual Reality through Google Cardboard and the Arts & Culture Mobile App with 360 Street View technology

The National Monument is 132 meters high. It is located in the centre of Merdeka Square, in Central Jakarta, and it symbolizes the fight for Indonesia's independence.

Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta

The monument has a 45-meter square platform, at a height of 17 meters, called the goblet yard. On top is a 115-meter obelisk.

Goblet Yard

The obelisk itself is clad with Italian marble and is topped by a flame, covered with gold foil.

Marble and Gold

The towering monument reflects the philosophy of Lingga and Yoni, which symbolize harmony and balance.

Lingga and Yoni

MONAS was officially opened to the public on the 12th of July, 1975. Visitors can ride the lift to the top of the monument.

Monument Entrance

The viewing platform is at a height of 115 meters above ground level. The observatory can accommodate up to 50 people and allows visitors to see all of Jakarta.

The Observatory

MONAS is topped by a 14.5 ton sculpture known as the "Flame of Independence." The obelisk and the flame symbolize the struggle for freedom by the Indonesian people.

The Flame of Independence
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