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“An awesome, important monument” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool

Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037 (National Mall)
(202) 426-6841
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Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another.
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“An awesome, important monument”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

The reflecting pool is under major construction since 2010. Still worth going to see the Lincoln Monument and nearby Korean War Monument.

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westerly, Rhode Island
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“No pool”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Under construction! Will take a couple years to rebuild

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Waterford, Ireland
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“Very busy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Reflecting pool was under construction when we were there. Loved the memorial

Visited August 2011
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New Castle, PA
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“A National Park Ranger was giving a talk that added to our understanding.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The personal stories of this ranger really added to our visit. The kids had studied the Gettysburg Address in school and seeing it written along with Lincoln's statue helped to augment what they are learning in school. The reflecting pool was under construction and is not its beautiful self but I am looking forward to seeing it when completed.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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“Exactly as I expected”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I think the main purpose of this trip was to see the Lincoln memorial and I was not disappointed. It is magnificent! I've seen most of the major sights around the world and tis certainly ranks up there with the best. We were disappointed that the reflecting pool has been drained, and is being repaired, which took some of the gloss off of the trip; the comments by the Park Ranger that this was more unique because it's the first time it's happened, didn't really help!

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