Monas Famous National Monument in Jakarta

Monas Famous National Monument in Jakarta

Monas Famous National Monument in Jakarta

Monas Famous National Monument in Jakarta

      Jakarta’s National Monument or well-known as MONAS is one of the monuments built during the Sukarno era of fierce nationalism. The top of the National Monument (Monas) is Freedom Square. It stands for the people’s determination to achieve freedom and the crowning of their efforts in the Proclamation of Independence in August 1945. The 132-meter tall marble obelisk is topped with a flame coated with 35 kg of gold (previously). The base houses a historical museum and a hall for meditations. The monument is open to the public and upon request the lift can carry visitors to the top, which offers a bird’s eye view on the city and the sea. (Also read : Holiday in Prigi Beach)

The Top of Monas

      A large viewing platform at the top of the monument’s cup offers a good vantage point at an elevation of 17 m from which to view the surrounding Jakarta metropolis, but the best view is available at the observation platform at the top of the tower, 115 meters above ground level. read more

Recreation to Komodo Island

Recreation to Komodo Island

       Recreation to Komodo Island. Komodo Island is now established as part of the Komodo National Park located in the province of East Nusa Tenggara is a world heritage by the animal or giant lizard Komodo thought the only surviving ancient animals that inhabit this island. The island is located on the west island of Sumbawa. Administratively, this island includes the District of Komodo, West Manggarai at the west end of East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.

       Besides being the natural habitat of komodo, this island also stores other tourist attraction, for instance the marine life that is still preserved and beautiful with stunning white sand beaches.

    Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) are rare species that are almost extinct, you can only find them in the Komodo National Park. Because of the uniqueness and rarity, Komodo National Park declared as a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1986.

         Komodo is a giant lizard-like creature with large has 2-3 m long and weight up to 165 kg,. Despite the scary appearance, komodo dragons are not active hunters’ animals, they are a patient predator. In the wild, Komodo dragons hunt weak prey or have been injured. They only took one bite to paralyze their prey. After stalking their prey, sometimes for days, komodp dragons will eat their prey that was almost dying. read more