A Virtual Tour to the Monumen Nasional

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

Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta
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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.

Goblet Yard
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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.

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

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

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

The Observatory
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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 Flame of Independence
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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.

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