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Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool

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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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A piece of History

A must visit location and soak in the awe of history. Especially at night to see the true meaning of "reflection pool"

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

A must visit location and soak in the awe of history. Especially at night to see the true meaning of "reflection pool"

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Bound Brook, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I haven't been here in almost 30 years, and a lot has changed in the area, including the reflecting pool. I am hoping it is being renovated as it was really lacking from what it was before. Fenced off so you can't walk near it and half drained. The Lincoln memorial was nice, however, too crowded during my visit so... More 

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Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

First time here with my family and my kids loved it. We went during the springbreak time in March and there were alot of people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

The day we walked the are was the day they started filling the pools and fountains so it was very crowded. You can't appreciate these memorials from a picture. When you are standing next to Lincoln you get a sense of the work that went into creating the structure. Looking back towards the reflecting pool and Washington Memorial is an... More 

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Milwaukee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Sadly the reflecting pool was empty. You have to understand the maintenance is need it, but not make it on Easter a high season for visitor to the city, Lack of common sense!

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Abraham Lincoln is beyond inspirational, and the monument to him is magnificent. If you are in DC you must make a trip here a priority.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I can see why millions of people have visited this place. It is inspiring and uplifting. A must see.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I mean the history of this place alone is legendary. It is one of the most beautiful monuments you will ever visit. I can't say enough wonderful things about the Lincoln Memorial. GO.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Great statue of Lincoln with an even better view of the reflecting pool and the Washington Monument. Expect a few steps to climb but you will not be disappointed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This is a must see. You need to see this monument in the day to take good pictures and at night. The lights that make Lincoln glow are amazing. You have to see at night. There is a park Ranger that tells history story even 30 mins and the location is inside where Lincoln is. You can also see where... More 

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