Built to commemorate Indonesia’s independence, National Monument dominates Medan Merdeka.
National Monument is a mile square park in the heart of Jakarta. it is a place the locals go to on weekends to picnic. The tower has a long queue and can be skipped and can walk around the park instead.
The monument is the main attraction and has a very good museum and beautiful parks.
Reach: Take the taxi directly to MONAS
Reach GAMBIR station and you MONAS is a short walk, easily spotted by the trademark tower.