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“Must see” 4 of 5 stars
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Jefferson Memorial
South of the Washington Monument on Ohio Dr., At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242
202-426-6841
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Owner description: A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the Roman Pantheon.
Cambridge, MA
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“Must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

What can I say. This is a must see. The quotes engraved on the walls remind us of what this country stands for and the forethought of our founding fathers.

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“A Must-See in DC”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

When visiting DC, you have to hit all the big monuments or you haven't been to DC. The Jefferson Memorial is especially beautiful in the spring during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Parking is not great near the monument, so either plan to do a lot of walking or have tickets to the tour buses where you can get off and on at your leisure. We had a blast on the double-decker tour bus that travels to all the monuments. However, if you sit up top on the bus, watch out for low tree branches!! :-)

Visited March 2012
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“Stunning Memorial”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

The Jefferson Memorial lies slightly off the beaten track and is either a brisk walk or you take the hop on/hop off tourist bus which stops outside.
The memorial is very photogenic as it sit's on a tidal basin and the water reflections coupled with distant views of the Washington Monument and cherry blossom trees. The monument itself is etched with the Founding Father's most famous writings.

Visited October 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great Photos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This memorial is just great to see especially during cherry blossom season, it just seats overlooking the Tidal basin and any photo taken regardless of angle will be spectacular. To walk up the steps is so uplifting and when you arrive at the top and look out , one is only left to marvel.

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“Right by the Tidal Basin...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Great view, especially in the spring! This memorial fits in quite well with the Mall and the other memorials.

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