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“This is just ok.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
1964 Independence Ave, SW, The National Mall, Washington DC, DC 20024 (National Mall)
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2-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
Ranked #23 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Schaghticoke, New York
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“This is just ok.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Much better tribute in Atlanta. If you are a KING-ophile like me, you will be much better served at the Atlanta tribute.

Visited November 2014
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“Overwhelming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Dr. King's monument in DC was long overdue and I was so excited when they announced plans for it. I was also a bit nervous that such a monument could not capture the greatness he represents and would be a disappointment as the pictures did but seem to match his awe.

I came in from Dr Kings right side. I read the familiar quotes of his on the wall that led to the monument. I read the quote inscribed on his side, then walked around the front to face him. It wasn't until I saw his face that I really felt the raw power and emotion. I looked into Dr. King's eyes, which stare with purpose towards Washington, as if he were saying, "we still have work to do." I love this monument!

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“A must see ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

All I can say is that regardless of where you come from a visit to this monument is absolutely inspirational. I was in absolute awe of MLK. He was such a great man who left his footprint on the sands of time.

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“The Dream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Excellent monument placed in a really nice area, worth a look see! While we were there helicopters flew by very interesting

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“Inspirational”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This memorial is extremely moving. It is filled with great MLK Jr. quotes that will give you chills. I would recommend that everyone meandering in DC pass through here at some point.

Visited December 2014
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