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Address: South of the Washington Monument on Ohio Dr., At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits...
A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the Roman Pantheon.
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An out of the way memorial

Located in a bit more out-of-the-way location than many other monuments, this simple and elegant memorial to one of the United States' greatest statesmen is often a peaceful place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Located in a bit more out-of-the-way location than many other monuments, this simple and elegant memorial to one of the United States' greatest statesmen is often a peaceful place to visit. It is nice to stop at night.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit. There is a little musem at the bottom which was nearly empty so I'm guessing that it isn't well known. The toilets are discusting, which is worth a mention as there aren't many in the area.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

very nice memorial. must see the exhibit below to fully understand all that Jefferson did and stood for. I thought it to be one of the most scenic memorials in DC

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Whittier, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

A powerful memorial, great scenery from the memorial looking over the lake with the Washington monument in the distance

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Rozelle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Bit of a walk to get to, especially on a hot day but a nice memorial. Fount the lighting a little difficult for good photography inside

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We rented bikes to see various memorials which we would recommend to anyone wanting to visit the memorials on a hot day.

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Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Must see!! specially if you are near capital hill and eastern market! I have to say the area is beautiful. In order to really enjoy it, have someone with you who knows the story behind it . Pass by WE the pizza on your way back (YUMMY)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Looked amazing. Just awesome to see! Beautiful views from the top and a super walk to it from the mall.

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McIntosh, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I finally got to see this and was so happy! One of the most beautiful Memorials in DC. He was an impressive man and the Memorial is serene and stately.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It is quite a walk from the other monuments but definitely worth it. We were there a little later in the day so it wasn't quite so crowded. It is a beautiful monument to a great man who played a very important part in our nation's history. When you go upstairs to see the monument and the stunning view of... More 

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Address: South of the Washington Monument on Ohio Dr., At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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