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Monas- The National Monument of Indonesia

Monas, Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, Indonesia

Monas is the national monument of Indonesia located in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. The top of Monas shaped like a flame, symbolizing a never extinguished spirit of Indonesian people. The flame was made of bronze medal which weight was 14.5 ton, and was plated with 35 kg gold. The standing pillar of Monas which height is 137 meters, symbolizing a rice pestle, while the cup symbolizing a rice barn. National History Museum located at the baseman of National Monument (Monas). The park area which surrounds the monument is organized nicely. There are several kinds of plants from various region of Indonesia in the park.