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Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two...
Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
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everyone needs to do it

it's really long and part of it was under construction, but if you are sightseeing in DC, you need to do it. The Lincoln memorial at one end and the capital at the other, with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There's so much renovation going on, it felt like I was at a construction site, not a significant site for Visitors. I can see how it will be spectacular but with most areas currently fenced off and the Capitol being fully scaffolded until 2017, I was underwhelmed.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love the National Mall, but did not enjoy my last visit. There is too much construction going on right now. I'm not sure when the construction will end. So, I would avoid it right now.

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Sealy, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

it's really long and part of it was under construction, but if you are sightseeing in DC, you need to do it. The Lincoln memorial at one end and the capital at the other, with all the Smithsonian's on the capital end and the memorials on the Lincoln end. Lots of guys selling cold water for a buck all the... More 

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

lots of walking from place to place,. Not a lot of places to get something to eat. lots of construction going on in the area. Metro is easy to navigate.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So many museums, so many people, coupled with so many vendors, sidewalk mall entertainers!! Just wear very comfortable shoes because you don't want to miss anything!

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Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

They are landscaping the area so it's difficult to see the length of the mall currently but it is still a place to visit

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As of June 2015, the entire mall is undergoing a massive reconstruction. Be sure to take that into account as you plan your itinerary -- not only does it take away from what was once an incredible ambiance of the mall, but it also means that it is not easy to just cut across from museum to museum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great outdoor space in DC. Currently, much of the mall is undergoing renovations so space is currently limited. Most of the Smithsonian museums line both sides of the mall with the Capital at one end and the Washington Monument at the other. Visit the museums and enjoy a picnic lunch on the mall in between museums. Also... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Some part of the mall are under construction so you will see some construction equipment sitting around in some part of the mall

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A place to walk and see our national heritage. There was a lot of construction going on, so we walked around parts several times to get to where we were going. I am sure it will be beautiful when all the digging is done.

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Address: Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall

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