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“Do not just look and take pictures - READ!” 5 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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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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.
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“Do not just look and take pictures - READ!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The wisdom on these walls should be required reading for every person in politics these days. Actually, every person. Period.

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“Astonishing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

When you get there, and it's not easy, look at what Jefferson is looking at, right into the Oval Office. It is an astonishing view. Thought provoking. And when you are looking out onto the White House, think "is the President looking out this way". How often would a President look out to see Jefferson looking back at him.

Visited July 2013
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“Peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you are walking the monuments it's very easy to decide to just give this one a miss because it is kind of out there on it's own further away from all the others but it really is a nice one especially because it's more remote. It's quite tranquil there unless of course you are unlucky enough to get a group of school kids arriving at the same time as you haha I was unlucky!

Visited November 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“Worth the trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

It's not near the other monuments but it's worth going out of the way to see it. If you rent a bike you can enjoy the sites getting there too. Make sure you go to the museum under the monument too

Visited August 2013
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Lehigh Acres, Florida, United States
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“Very nice place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to go with all family ,spend some good time and learn more about this great men
It is a litter bit apart of the rest of the monument but is one of the ones you must visit

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