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“So much to see” 5 of 5 stars
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National Mall
Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565 (National Mall)
202-426-6841
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Ranked #13 of 252 attractions in Washington DC
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
Fairfax, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“So much to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

It is surrounded by many of the Smithsonian Buildings with the Capitol at one end and the Lincoln Monument at the other. I am impressed by how many historic moments have occurred here. Frequently there are fun activites from the annual kite flying to the folk festival.

Visited October 2012
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Buffalo, New York
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“Walking American History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Excelent Walk... A piece of advice, dont walk here with suitcases. There are little rocks along the whole path and it wont help carry suitcases very easily...

Visited November 2012
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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Spend as much time here as possible!! So much to see and do. Obviously there are lots of museums but it is also a great place for a picnic on a warm sunny day or just sit back and people watch.

Visited October 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“The Best Mall in the World”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Surrounded by many free attractions and monuments and memorials, this is the best free visitor's attraction in the world. It takes a lot of energy and walking to go from one end (Lincoln Memorial) to the other (the Capitol), so it is best to break it up in 2 days. Lots of history, interesting stuff, educational and contemporary museums.

Visited July 2012
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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“go exploring”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

it is a mall of historical buildings and museaums. It's great when they have farmers's markets or special events, common occurrences

Visited October 2012
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