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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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Beautiful Rock Formations, Waterfalls, Quotes To Remember

This is a wonderful tribute to a Great President! It was spread out with places you could sit and enjoy the different terms and the quotes and accomplishments of the term in... read more

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

This is a wonderful tribute to a Great President! It was spread out with places you could sit and enjoy the different terms and the quotes and accomplishments of the term in office. It was also appropriate that there was a statue of Eleanor Roosevelt because she helped her husband and contributed to his success. I' m going to add... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Large memorial that seems to go on and on. Each section done well to pay tribute to this great leader. Definitely liked seeing his dog by his side just like he was in real life.

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Aurora, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This memorial meanders along the Tidal Basin, with quotes and statuary depicting the years Roosevelt was in office. There is a tribute to Eleanor Roosevelt as well. This is a great tribute to the man that held the presidency longer than anyone else and through some of the most troubling times (depression and world war).

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

In my opinion, this is the best place to see the Cherry Blossoms in March/April - lot of green space to sit and take everything in. It is a little off the National Mall, but right next to the MLK Memorial and around the corner from the Jefferson.

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Fenton, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We did it by bikes although you have to walk your bike at the monument it was worth it! Beautiful area take lots of pictures!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Egregious and over the top. By the second of four "rooms" had completely lost interest. It was the least crowded memorial we visited and would only recommend to the most devout fans of FDR.

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Kirkland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I thought this was just a statue. When we got there it is a HUGE memorial. You keep walking and keep reading. This memorial was very well done. Unfortunately it is not one of the better kept ones. It also isn't as popular as the other memorials.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favourite memorials in Washungton. It's pretty big, there's quite a few bits to it and it's quite spreadout but even with quite a lot of tourists about it's still very peaceful and a nice way to spend half an hour reading all the quotes engraved by the statues.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Saw the statues on a moonlit tour that was fantastic. My son is 10 and he enjoyed the monument and history that surrounds it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This memorial is huge and walks you through the different stages of Roosevelt's Presidency. Make sure you allow enough time to really walk the grounds and appreciate this man. You can walk a long the tidal basin and go to the King memorial and get a great view of the Jefferson Memorial, as well.

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Address: Off West Basin Drive, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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