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Washington Monument

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Address: 2 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by...

Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by elevator to an observation deck for spectacular views of America's capital.

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The Washington Memorial is located on a "hill" so once you are there you can see the Lincoln Memorial Monument, the White House, Congress and the newly-built African American... read more

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Washington Memorial is located on a "hill" so once you are there you can see the Lincoln Memorial Monument, the White House, Congress and the newly-built African American Museum. Definitely a must-visit spot in DC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have to get inside. You should go buy the tickets as soon as possible at the morning, like 7 am. The point of view from the top is fantastic, you can see the entire Washington and the cities around it. Don't miss this, worth the waiting and the cost (is very low).

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice to see this Monument again also, this area of D.C. is filled with sites to see, need at least a few days to take it all in. Unfortunately, we did not have that much time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I knew ahead of time that we couldn't get tickets to go to the top. Found out when we arrived that it was closed anyway. Was neat to look at but the one in Texas is just as good.

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Thank Mfogle1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only walked around the base of the monument and did not go inside. It was crowded on a weekend, but the monument looks very pretty with the night lighting and the American flags around it

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sat on the grass while gazing into the hot scorching sun trying to glimpse the top of this marvellous creation!! Couldn't go in it because of construction ... I'm sensing a lot of this around town at the moment

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You see it from pretty much everywhere. Looks narrow in pictures until you get close to it and realize how large the base is. Did not make the trek to the top. You can walk around the base and get good photo/selfies of it in background from many spots on the Mall.

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Thank Michael R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely a MUST!!!!!! So impressive. You can see it from almost anywhere in D.C. It was by far different than any other monument in Washington. You can also get tickets to ride to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an impressive memorial. We visited during the day and at night, I would recommend trying to see at both times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see, isn't it! We learned about the different types of stone used in its construction during a bus tour and then did an independent walk to examine it in our own time. Fantastic monument.

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