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Address: Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202 426 6841

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I was looking for a patch of greenery in DC where I might find a little peace and quiet and see some birds. Although this area is great for that I was a bit disappointed at the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Sanford, Florida

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Sanford, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I was looking for a patch of greenery in DC where I might find a little peace and quiet and see some birds. Although this area is great for that I was a bit disappointed at the amount of trash I saw in the water and on the ground. There are many Canadian geese and ducks here (some with babies).... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I'm so glad there is a memorial in DC for the 56 signers. This is a lovely spot with a garden and water features, so it's a nice place to get a little peace and maybe bring your lunch. I recommend a stopover!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The spot is situated between the Vietnam Memorial and the WWII Memorial. There are no flowers, if that is your impression of "garden". There is a lake and some trees. If you are on the west side, you could take a nice picture of the Washington Monument in the background and the lake in the middle ground. Attended a concert... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This a beautiful lake with a view over the Washington monument. It's located between the Lincoln memorial and the Washington monument. It's a good spot to rest a bit and enjoy the views.

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Curitiba, PR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is not a garden. Its a lake in the national mall with some threes and close to the Vietnam War Memorial. Its not an attraction at all.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

This could use some update, or sprucing to gain the attention it deserves. The focus is on the 56 Signers, but you have to know that to get interested in visiting the small island. The "garden" area isn't that well kept and could use a pick me up.

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Irvine, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a good place to stop and reflect in relative peace and quiet between more active parts of the mall. Considering that it's in the middle of so many attractions (let alone government offices), you do feel remarkably removed from the city.

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Most of the negative reviews for this place miss the point of this place. It's not supposed to be some historic tourist site like the Lincoln Mall. It's a beautiful little garden oasis. Some ducks, some water, some grass. If you live in Iowa you won't be impressed but it's a nice little oasis in the middle of downtown DC.

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Alexandria, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

These "gardens" on just north of the World War II Memorial toward Constitution Avenue. A bit of a misnomer as there are no gardens in sight but a set of three rock walls that look out over a lake to the west. Walking a little further brings you to the memorial for the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I got married here in 2011--it was fantastic. We wanted to be married somewhere that was significant to our relationship, our personalities, and our lives (he's in law enforcement; I'm an attorney). We were married in July, so the weather was very hot--and this particular monument wasn't congested like the other monuments were, so we were able... More 

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

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