History and facts about National Monument

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National Monument or the popular abbreviated or Monas National Monument is a memorial to the height of 132 meters (433 feet), which was established to commemorate the Indonesian people’s struggle for independence from Dutch colonial rule. The construction of this monument began on August 17th, 1961 under the orders of president Sukarno, and opened to the public on July 12, 1975. This monument crowned flame coated gold leaf symbolizing the…