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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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$45.00*
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Morning DC Small-Group Bus Tour
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DC Monuments and Memorials Pedicab Tour

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There's something startling about this monument, it kind of catches you off guard. After years of seeing it on TV shows and films I expected it to be rather bland but was very... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's something startling about this monument, it kind of catches you off guard. After years of seeing it on TV shows and films I expected it to be rather bland but was very impressed. It's free of charge and easy to access at the end of the mall. I'd recommend going early to avoid tourists or at sunset. Expect throngs... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The sunset view is great , you have a very nice picture there .. it's near from Washington monument.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The scale of the monument is very impressive and the view from the steps is great. I don't know if it's handicap accessible. The steps are steep.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Lincoln Memorial was my favorite sight to visit. This place is truly amazing! It is so majestic and powerful and loaded with our country's history. It makes me proud to be an American. Just beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pictures do not do it justice! I also love the verrrrrry tiny bookshop in the corner. Spend some time meditating on the monument and the details.

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

Everything I hoped it would be. If you ever find yourself in the DC area, do not hesitate to visit this landmark.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will be able to see Lincoln Memorial any time that you are at the Mall. However its beauty is on a completely different level at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a beautiful place, very moving place. You can get some great pictures from the top of the stairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've always loved Lincoln, and make sure to spend a few hours in his presence each time I go to D.C. There is something truly magical about this monument. I've seen it during the day and at night. Both are amazing. Knowing that so much of our history has happened here and in the surrounding area just adds to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is obviously a must see when in the DC metro area, however many people only visit this during the day and to me it is even more impressive at night with the lights and looking down the reflecting pool at the Capitol and Washington monument. If you have the chance to see DC at night you will be treated... More 

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