Jakpost guide to the National Library of Indonesia

(14 February 2018) If you are visiting the National Library, this guide by Ni Nyoman Wira offers a detailed and succinct description.

The National Library of Indonesia is a 24-story building located on Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 11, Central Jakarta, right in front of the National Monument (Monas).

Dubbed the tallest national library in the world, it was officially launched by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Sept. 14 and is open to the public.

The library was previously located on Jl. Salemba No. 28A in Senen, Central Jakarta, and some of its working units still operate there.

The guide in full is here and includes how to get there, what to wear, descriptions of the collections, where to eat and many photographs of the infrastructure and facilities.