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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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America the Beautiful

Makes you proud to be an American, beautiful, easy to walk and see all the monuments. Can see the Whitehouse in the distance. They're all beautiful, but I think the Lincoln is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Makes you proud to be an American, beautiful, easy to walk and see all the monuments. Can see the Whitehouse in the distance. They're all beautiful, but I think the Lincoln is my favorite. Walk to the top and look out at the Washington Monument reflection in the pond. Can't believe all of this is free, great trip to bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

One of best places to take in sweeping views all around you. History and democracy in every direction.

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is my fourth visit to DC and no visit is complete without walking the entire mall area, if you can handle the walk. While there were a lot of renovations being done on this visit, the views are still great and there are plenty of places to rest along the way.

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Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The National Mall is by far my favorite thing about Washington D.C. There is, literally, too much to do. Within a 2 mile stretch there are roughly 10 museums and as many monuments - all for FREE. Yes...free. Thanks to the Smithsonian and Federal funding, you can be entertained for days without having to pay for it (I always give... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Be prepared for A LOT of walking! The National Mall is huge, but there's so much to see and do along it, it is well worth your time. Plan to spend at least a full day here.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Got here about 7.45am and very glad we did the early start. Started at the Lincoln memorial and with only a handful of other people there we coulld spend time Taking the photos we wanted. Sauntered to Washington monument visiting both the Korean and Vietnam memorials. Fantastic. Cool in the shade and very quiet despite being July.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Sometimes the best to be had of a city is free and this is a great area to stop and think in the middle of a very serious town. Quiet and nice.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A little crowded not bad for family visits on a quick walk to the city. has lots of hotels to stay near u can always switch if u dont like but the location is good. look around and get uber to travel .

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A must walk. We love hiking and at the end of every hike is a beautiful monument Monuments are so impressive our 2 nd visit a great trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Walking the mall on a weekend was fun as all kinds of people are out and about. During the week it is calmer but the history as you walk goes for miles. I took a few photos that captured our travels from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol Building that are great. Easy travels or metro stops. Where we stopped... More 

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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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