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

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

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

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

Lingga and Yoni

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

Monument Entrance

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

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

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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