The National Monumen is one of the tourism located in Jakarta, the capital of our beloved country, Indonesia. It is located on a very strategie place, merdeka field, central Jakarta.
The National Monument was built on August 17, 1961. There were some reasons why the government ( lead by the Soekarno Hatta period ) built this monument, among others are :
~ To commemorate the Indonesian Independence Day gained by the Indonesian people on August 17, 1945.
~ To remmember the struggling of Indonesian to get their Independence to words the colonialism.
~ To educate the young generations to respect and appriciate to our horoes that it’s not easy to get freedom from the colonialism.
There were a lot of vietims for it.
The National Monument is a very fantastic with it’s made of gold with 30 kg weight. We can enjoy the diorama of the Indonesian struggle on the ground floor. Besides, we can also listen to the lead of Bung Karno’s voice proclaim our Independence. It’s amazing, isn’t it?