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“Simply Put: Inspiring” 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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Ranked #2 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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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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“Simply Put: Inspiring”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

How can someone not be inspired upon walking up to this memorial and standing within the confines of the building? Read the inscriptions. Sense the awe and inspiration that comes from being just remotely attached to this amazing man. Being here is a highlight of any visit to DC. it is truly a must-see.

Visited May 2013
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“Lincoln Memorial”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

So moving. Everything on the National Mall is so big, and so beautiful. Parents need to remind their children when inside this is a MEMORIAL and not a playground. The history of this monument and all the others are so moving and educational.

Visited March 2013
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“I really love this Place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

It's a lovely walk from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial - not too far. When you climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial you can see where you walked and the area - the long stretch of the reflecting pool- it's just gorgeous. I just read where someone said it's a long walk from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial - I didn't think it was long at all. If it is - I didn't time myself - it seemed to be too short to me. Before I knew it I was at the Lincoln Memorial. I even lingered a bit at the World War II Memorial. That was stunning! The whole area is beautiful, spacious with blue skies overhead, picturesque and breathtaking. It will overwhelm you and fill you with wonder.

Visited June 2012
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“Inspiring!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I find this to be the most moving monument -- the inscription on the wall is inspiring. The monument itself has strength, grace and beauty. This is my all time favorite. I leave with a feeling of great national pride.

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“Amazing, inpsiring monument”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This monument is a must-see on anyone's visit to Washington. The Gettysburg Address inscribed in the wall of the monument is amazing.

Visited April 2013
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