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

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Garden is nice, but 56 Signers is the highlight

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A nice place to walk around, it celebrates the signers of the US constitution and makes for a pleasant stop when doing the long walk from the Capitol to Lincoln memorial.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Constitution Gardens are on a small island in the middle of a pond between the World War II Memorial and the Vietnam Memorial. There are stones arranged in a semi-circle identifying each of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and their occupations/state, with an engraving of their signatures (look for John Hancock's famous scrawl!). It's very small and will... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

One of the little known memorials on the mall, celebrating all the signers of the Constitution. Worth stopping by for a quick peak to see all the signatures immortalized in stone.

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Constitution Gardens is a memorial to the signers of the US Constitution and serves as a quiet stop on the north side of the reflecting pool between the busy WWII Memorial and the Vietnam/Lincoln Memorial areas.

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