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Lincoln Memorial

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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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(202) 426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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$25.00*
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Washington DC National Mall Evening Walking Tour
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Mr. Lincoln

I've always wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial. It is so gorgeous! Packed house to say the least but you can't visit D.C. Without seeing Mr Lincoln.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've always wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial. It is so gorgeous! Packed house to say the least but you can't visit D.C. Without seeing Mr Lincoln.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Lincoln Memorial on a twilight tour. It was the best thing I had done in DC while visiting. Not as much people and if you happen to be there on a full moon like I was it is a wow factor for great pictures. The monument itself is very impressive. I can only say it was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best memorial in the land. Read every word of the Gettysburg Address and the second inauguration speech. Every American should be required to read every word.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Place To Walk Wonder View Very Clean Interesting To Read All The Information On Walls Great Place To Take Pictures

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In my opinion, this is the most impressive monument. It is awesome. Were visited during the day and in the evening. If you get the chance to in the evening. It is breath taking. Easy to get to by bus.

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Fridley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first thoughts as I'm walking along side the water toward the stairs are of Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech. Then to be able to stand where he stood...it really is surreal and inspiring. Also, the moment in Forest Gump. It almost makes you want to wade out in the water like Jenny did, lol. We... More 

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South Easton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Try to go at night or early morning when there are fewer tourists. Go around back of the memorial for a good view of Arlington and a peaceful sit.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the architects and engineers who planned and built this Memorial didn't leave out a thing. Every little detail has a meaning. 36 columns for the 36 states (at the time it was built). Don't forget to hit the gift shop. I missed it the first time but found it the second time. across from Honest Abe's left hand.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Walked down from our hotel on a lovely sunny day. When you actually see the statue for the first time as you come up the steps it really is one of those times when you exclaim involuntarily. The statue is simply magnificent and I spent some time reading the inscriptions of the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural Address. We... More 

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Westminster, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Who would have thought that so many movies that were made from the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial would come alive as you ascend the stairs toward the top and center where the statue of Abraham Lincoln sits solemnly. For those that find the steps a challenge, every monument on the Mall including this beautiful one has easy ramps, escalators... More 

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