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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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Address: Off West Basin Drive, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Hiking
Description: This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in...
This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its elegant design, which includes waterfalls and sculptures.
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Fab FDR

Missed part of this due to being exhausted after a long day sightseeing in 90C+-!!! but really good, especially FDR's quotes engraved on the walls

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Missed part of this due to being exhausted after a long day sightseeing in 90C+-!!! but really good, especially FDR's quotes engraved on the walls

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I enjoy reading quotes from FDR. I feel like talking to the wise man and most of those i think still applicable to our lives.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial in Washington, DC is a great experience for both the young and mature audiences. In addition to the nice statues of FDR and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, there are many other statues that are very informative and a pleasure to see!

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Of all the memorials I’ve seen that pay tribute to someone, this one does so really well. The quotes, details, and statues give you a good look at FDR. The Memorial is somewhat tucked away on the west side of the Tidal Basin. From the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, follow the path closest to the water and about midway... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is an incredible memorial for an incredible man. Very interesting and thought provoking. Well worth visiting.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Very cool to see, very simple outdoor memorial.. Nothing special but it is cool! It is very easy access and a quick stop that doesn't take time at all!

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South West England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Didn't know a lot about American History, but visiting this on the bike tour we found out so much. America can certainly 'do' memorials very well. This one is impressive and huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Loved this place! I really loved the quotes they chose that FDR said and the whole place is very serene. I could spend a whole day here. There's also a spectacular view of the Washington Monument by the water that's not crowded of lots of people. This is now our family's favorite spot!

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Kimberling City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

In my opinion, this is one of the most meaningful memorials in DC. Beautifully built with many significant moments in Roosevelt's presidency captured. So many of his famous quotes are engraved in stone.........

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Walked along the Potomac to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt memorial (WOW this memorial is something a lot of people do not see because it is between the tidal basin and the Potomac river and thus not within the hot spots for all the tourist, but honestly this memorial is a FANTASTIC point to visit, and in Tom’s opinion a must... More 

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