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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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Amazing view of the whole National Mall area. Chilling on the stairs is a must and adds to special feeling being in the Capital. Daytime and night time visit are both highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing view of the whole National Mall area. Chilling on the stairs is a must and adds to special feeling being in the Capital. Daytime and night time visit are both highly recommended. With the light, the whole monument looks even more magnificent

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Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I viewed this monument at night also and again was able to avoid the hoards of tourists during the day. Again, ist beautifully lit, majestic and the quotations are worthy of reflection.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We visited early AM to dodge crowds, as this seemed to be the busiest attraction in the city. Great lighting of the interior for pictures in the morning as well. Check out the video at the Petersen House (place of Lincoln's death) for some other very cool facts about the Memorial. Just learned this past visit of restrooms and other... More 

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Vedano al Lambro, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great memorial but be prepared to be flooded by visitors. The Lincoln statue is imposing its power and reverence. Awesome to think that Martin Luther King used this place for his most famous speech

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the Lincoln Memorial! it was kinda busy so most of my photos have other people in them but all and all I glad we went. The Reflecting pool was a disappointment, it was very dirty!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Renovations and restoration to the reflecting pool had it empty when we were there, but the beauty of the Lincoln Memorial is so overwhelming in itself you don't need the reflecting pool to appreciate. The memorial is gorgeous and depending on time of day (I was there in the early morning) there is an overpowering feeling that you get standing... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We loved the whole area which is beautiful,majestic and full of meaningful monuments. The Vietnam War memorial is close by and an easy walk. Also close is a small Einstein memorial..

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Have to visit, I go every time I am in Washington. Early morning or by night to avoid crowds of tourists. Great views and such special events took place here -take a moment to look for the plaque where Martin Luther King Jr addressed the crowds. Google the photos before to appreciate what it must have felt like to be... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool is another site not to be missed if you are visiting the National Mall. Once you get there, you can site on the steps and enjoy your view of the Mall all the way down to the Capitol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Simply put - awe-inspiring. The view from the outside is breath taking - but when you go in and look up the statue of Abraham Lincoln, you feel nothing but sheer amazement. The view of Washington monument, the reflecting pool and the Capitol building in the distance is something to behold. I must say that it's a bit hot inside... More 

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