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This is Monas, icon of Jakarta Indonesia.
it's very rare to see clear blue sky and sunset in Jakarta, regarding to its polluted air. During Ramadhan and Eid Mubarak, people of Jakarta always go back to their hometown (city all over in Indonesia), so it's a bit less crowded in Jakarta, making it less pollution.

Monas, short for Monumen Nasional or National Monument in english, is quite famous for international traveler. This icon of Great City Jakarta was opened to public in 1975. Lies in Merdeka Square, Monas’ height is approximately 132 meters.

The architecture of Monas was actually inspired by two traditional Indonesia tools for rice-farming. It is Lingga and Yoni. Lingga is the tower and Yoni is the cup on below. Lingga also represent the masculinity while Yoni is the femininity. The idea of these came from Soekarno, our first president.

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