The National Monument (Indonesian: Monumen Nasional (Monas)) is a 422 ft (128.7 m) tower in Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia's independence. Construction began in 1961 under the direction of President Sukarno and the monument was opened to the public in 1975. It is topped by a flame covered with gold foil.
A lift inside carries visitors to the 11m by 11m viewing platform, at a height of 115m.
For more information on Monumen Nasional, please refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Monument_%28Indonesia%29