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Jakarta Monuments
Monuments List by Area: Central, North, East, South, West

Central Jakarta

Development Movement (Gerak Pembangunan)

Location: Jl. Cut Mutia.
Review: This statue commemorated the start of 5 years development plan (PELITA) on April 1, 1969. This statue is often called "sack running".

Freedom of Irian Jaya (Pembebasan Irian Jaya)
Location: Lapangan Banteng, near Hotel Borobudur and Ministry of Finance.
Review: This statue commemorated the freedom of Irian Jaya (West Papua) from Dutch occupation in 1963.

Farmer Statue(Tugu Tani)
Location: Jl. Prapatan, Menteng.
Review: Created by Matvei Manizer and Otto Manizer (from Russia). This statue commemorated the struggle for Independence by Indonesian farmers and their family. Near Aryaduta Hotel.





General Soedirman
Location: Jl. Jendral Sudirman.
Review: This statue commemorated the guerilla war against Dutch occupation led by General Soedirman in Jogyakarta (1948-1949).

Hermes
Location: Harmoni Bridge.
Review: This old statue is a lucky charm of Karl Stolz, a succesful Dutch businessman in Jakarta. He donated the statue to Dutch government in 1930.

Mahabharata Monument
Location: southwest corner of Medan Merdeka.
Review: Arjuna Wijaya" is at the southwest corner of Medan Merdeka, in front of Indosat building. Created by Nyoman Nuarta.




Taman Prasasti/Gravestones museum
Location: . Jl. Tanah Abang I, Tanah Abang Central Jakarta 10160.
Review: Gravestones of famous people during Dutch occupation (1700-1945). Statues, hearse, and a beautiful park.

National Monument (Monumen Nasional, often abbreviated Monas)
Location: Lapangan Merdeka (BRT Monumen Nasional), Gambir.
Review: A towering 137m-tall obelisk with 35 kilos of solid gold shaped into flames up top, this is the most famous landmark in Jakarta. more



Prince Diponegoro
Location: Surapati Park, Jl. Diponegoro.
Review: This statue commemorated the rebellion against Dutch occupation (1825-1830), led by Prince Diponegoro from Kingdom of Mataram, Jogjakarta.

Welcome Statue (Selamat Datang),
Location: Jl. Thamrin. HI roundabout.
Review: This statue commemorated the return of Indonesian government from Jogjakarta to Jakarta on December 28, 1949. Created by Edhi Sunarso, designed by Henk Ngantung, a former governor of Jakarta.

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North Jakarta

Ancol
Location: inside Ancol Bay City (formerly Taman Impian Jaya Ancol).
Review: This monument commemorated the start of the Ancol recreation centre development project in 1970.

Jakarta Port Authority's Lookout Tower (Menara Syahbandar)
Location: on the corner of Jl Pakin and Jl Pasar Ikan, Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta 14440.
Review: Established in 1834. Old canons.

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East Jakarta

Heroes (Perjuangan Rakyat Jatinegara)
Location: Jatinegara triangle park, East Jakarta.
Review: This statue commemorated the heroic struggle for Indonesian Independence by Jatinegara residence in 1945.

Pancasila
Location: Taman Mini Indonesia Indah complex.
Review: This statue commemorated the declaration of Indonesian five basic principles (Pancasila) on June 1, 1945.

Space Man (Patung Dirgantara/Pancoran)
Location: on Pancoran roundabout.
Review: This statue commemorated the achievment of Indonesian airforce in defending Indonesian territory. Created by Edhi Sunarso and Keluarga Arca from Jogjakarta. Now, it's difficult to see this statue because the statue is partially covered by Tebet flyover/toll road bridges.

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South Jakarta

Djoko Sutono
Location: Police Academy (PTIK) Jl. Tirtayasa 6, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta.
Review: This statue commemorated Professor DR. Djoko Sutono, SH, the founder of Indonesian Police Academy.

Gajah Mada
Location: Indonesian Police HQ, Jl. Trunojoyo 3, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta.
Review: This statue commemorated the establishment of Bhayangkara / Police corps led by Patih Gajah Mada from Majapahit Kingdom (14th century).

Youth Spirit
Location: on the roundabout at the southern end of Jl. Jendral Soedirman
Review: Created by Moenir Pamoentjak. This statue commemorated the struggle for Independence by young students "Tentara Pelajar". This statue is often called "Pizza Delivery".

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West Jakarta

Diamond City Hanging Bridge
Location: Jl Nelayan Barat / Jl. Kali Besar Barat.
Review: The central bridge of old Batavia (17th century).Build in 1628 as English Bridge/"Engelse Brug". In 1655 it was renovated and renamed as Central Bridge/"Het Middelpunt Brug". In 1938 it was renovated and renamed as "Juliana Bridge". This bridge is built near "Diamond" Fort (17th century).

Reformation Monument
Location: Trisakti University, JL Kyai Tapa No 1, Grogol, Jakarta 11440.
Review: This statue commemorated the killing of 4 Trisakti University students by Police/Military snipers during a demonstration on May 12, 1998. The killing was followed by widespread riots all over Jakarta from May 13 to May 15, 1998.

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