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Promenade Classique

11 Canal Center Plaza, (Off North Fairfax Street), Alexandria, VA
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Ranked #37 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Description: A public park filled with sculptures and fountains
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1,152 reviews 1,152 reviews
288 attraction reviews
482 helpful votes 482 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited the Promenade Classique while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria. The Promenade Classique is a 14-ton, 30-foot-tall miniature Washington Monument. It is located at the northern edge of old town, along the waterfront running trail you might pass a small obelisk. Behind it stands a waterfall with what looks like ruins from an... More

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Washington, DC
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

I disagree 100% with the negative comments instructing visitors to stay away from this place. If you have an appreciation for sculpture and landscaped gardens, then the Promenade Classique sculpture garden is worth a visit! The officiant of my wedding told us she has performed several weddings there. The unusual sculpture elements and waterfall make for a dramatic photo backdrop.... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Do not make a special trip to visit this park as the park is part of an office complex. OK for those of us that work in the office buildings around the park but here is nothing to do and there are no amenities. Lots of airplane traffic overhead depending on the direction of the wind so be prepared for... More

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