Situated on the Tidal Basin among the Japanese flowering cherry blossom trees. Jefferson Memorial is surrounded by water and fabulous area. Ideal for perfect photos. We also had a fantastic view from a distance from our bedroom at the Mandarin Oriental.
Nice, free monument in memory of our 3rd president. One of the highlights walking around the National Mall Tidal Basin. Can get crowded just like most things in DC.
I was able to visit the Jefferson, FDR & MLK in one morning. If you are pressed for time it is possible to see all three in about 2 hours, but you will be rushing. At the Jefferson, don't forget to go below to the museum. I spoke with some people who'd wandered into the dome…
We went during cherry blossom season and there were gorgeous views from all along the basin. The best views were definitely opposite the memorial but those were also the most crowded areas.
After a walk around the Tidal Basin we came across this monument, it was under a revap on the dome, but we were still allowed to go up the many stairs to get into the memorial,once inside there is a massive statue to the man and some of his quotes around the space will be very…