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Jefferson Memorial

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Address: South of the Washington Monument on Ohio Dr., At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits...

A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the Roman Pantheon.

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An impressive building containing an impressive statue in an impressive location. Looking at the state of American politics today, people would be well-advised to read the quotes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An impressive building containing an impressive statue in an impressive location. Looking at the state of American politics today, people would be well-advised to read the quotes around the walls and think.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a wonderful sight at night, the views from the memorial are wonderful as well. We were happy to see the Jefferson memorial from several different vantage points during our DC visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

awe inspiring! This is a very nice place! You need a camera to be there and you must take a lot of pictures! totally worth it

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This memorial is on the other side of the water from the others but worth a visit. We sheltered from the sun in the calm for a while. gives a lovely view looking back over the water to the Mall.

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was great walking around DC and stopping at all the exhibits. Recommended for the whole family. We got lots of photos.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am so glad that I had plenty of time to see the Jefferson Memorial and all of its facets. There is the main level with Thomas Jefferson's statue and written work which is purely inspirational. Then there is a level downstairs that gives a lot more history and has things like his desk on display. A mini museum. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was so surreal being there, and surprised at the great facilities. Well maintained and helpful staff.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another must see monument in Washington DC. the building is a magnificent piece of architecture. We loved walking around and taking in the sights nearby. Great scenery and views, a must see.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed monument - especailly phrases around Jefferson inside the monument. Beautiful grounds and views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A little farther from center of the city than the Lincoln Memorial witch is better known but a so nice wiew and a so nice building. You need a bike or a car if don't want to walk too much !

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