Monday, August 2, 2010

Monumen Nasional Monas, Indonesian Landmark in Jakarta

MONAS is the name of National Monument in centre of Jakarta. Monas is abbreviation from Monumen Nasional (in Indonesian). Monas or Monumen Nasional have become icon of Jakarta City. Monas located in the centre of Jakarta City, become Taman Wisata or Park and centre of education place. Monas was build in 1959 and inaugurated in 1961.



Monas was build with 132 meter in height and shaped with Lingga Yoni. Monas monument tower building as a whole coated marble. Monas' flame-shaped peaks are coated with a material with a weight of 45 kg gold.

Monas has a wide green garden, so often visited Jakarta residents to travel or recreation. Monas Park also has a feature that is maintained by the deer which were imported from the presidential palace in Bogor.

The entire building was designed by the architects Monas Indonesia namely Soedarsono, Frederich Silaban and Ir. Rooseno. On August 17, 1961, Monument was inaugurated by President Soekarno. And began to open to the public since July 12, 1975.

If you come to visit Jakarta a time to visit Taman Monument Monas. Here you can learn the history of Indonesia and see the sights of the city Jakarta.


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2 comments:

  1. WOOOW! This Monument is really Beautiful! The First Photo was truly Amazing! Thanks for Sharing this :)

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    Steven^^

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