When visiting Jakarta, you must drop in at Monas Jakarta. In fact, Monas or Monumen Nasional or the National Monument is the icon of Jakarta. The monument with 132 meters high becomes the most favorite spot for many visitors in Jakarta. It was built to remember the hassle of Indonesia people in reaching the independence from Holland. It was built on August 17th in 1961 in Soekarno government. Then, it is opened for the public on July 12th in 1975.