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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
Phone Number: (202) 426-6841
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is...
The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another.
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we did this at the same time as doing the world war 2 memorial, lovely day. Monument very immpressive, and although busy, still plenty of room for photo opportunities

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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hemel hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

we did this at the same time as doing the world war 2 memorial, lovely day. Monument very immpressive, and although busy, still plenty of room for photo opportunities

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We went in the early evening and there were so many people there! The restrooms were basically inaccessible due to long lines which one would have to fight to get to the elevator. I'd say not a little kid friendly place due to the potty issue and the inaccessible elevator. Boo

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This monument is very humbling. It is amazing at night with all the lights on.And it is everything they say it is.Do not miss it.The reflecting pool is a great photo op.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It was totally amazing and awe inspiring. We went at night when everything was lit up. The reflection of the Washington Monument on the Reflecting pool was so beautiful. The only thing I didn't like was that it was so noisy. There were so many tour buses with teenagers and they were very loud and disrespectful. There is a sign... More 

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Princeton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Another great visit. Full of Veterans of all wars and conflicts. They had a stage set up for rolling thunder with speakers and singers. There is definitely a lot of steps to get up top.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Very moving experience to just stand at the memorial and remember the history that is there. All of Washington is that way. Standing there just makes it all very clear.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

When in DC Lincoln is one of the must spots. The grand staircase to the enormous tribute is worth the stop. One of The amazing memorials with a dedicated area below with some more history.

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I have seen it many time in pictures and on TV but, just like the Grand Canyon or Niagra Falls, it's just not the same as being there. We came up from the train at the Smithsonian and walked down the National Mall by the Washington Monument and the WWII Memorial. Walking up to the Lincoln Memorial was awe inspiring.... More 

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Minneapolis, Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and extremely impressive. Definitely worth a visit for all ages. As with most DC memorials, the views in all directions add to the beauty of the memorial.

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wallington England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It was everything I imagined, walk to the back of the memorial after seeing Lincoln, its so peaceful, with a great view of Arlington

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