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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

Nothing really special, just a long wide field flanked on both sides by big museums, bookended by the Capitol and the Needle. Go in the fall when it's not so hot and dusty.

Thank lannykay
Reviewed yesterday

Seeing the National Mall on TV, in movies and on google maps is one thing. Seeing it in person is absolutely amazing - it might even give you the chills. Don't miss the Lincoln, Washington and WWII monuments. Walk along the reflecting pool and check...More

Thank Nickel128
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our time on the National Mall. There is so much to see and do. All the monuments and museums on the mall are brilliant and well worth a visit.

Thank rorycathy
Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Mall was so overly crowded and the grass was beat down and almost brown. It was sad to have a picture in your mind and the real mall looking abused. I know 4th of July just happened, it still sad to think USA...More

Thank Baybug2012
Reviewed 2 days ago

apparently the reason there aren't any big trees here as there are road tunnels just under it didn't go on the roundabout (sadly) as it would have embarrassed my already annoyed teenager further.

Thank F5704LHangelap
Reviewed 2 days ago

The magnitude of the national mall is enough to remind you how insignificant we are as humans. Indeed a monumental, dignified and symbolic setting for the government structures that surround it. From the Washington Monument to Capitol Hill, this is a beautiful grassy park that...More

Thank Queen14259
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is neat with so many free activities surrounding it. Wear your walking shoes...bring a water bottle...and a way to get cool if it’s summer. Get a map first if you can of that area.

Thank WPSClarksvegas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Plan out your trip. There is a lot to see and it's about 4 miles all the way around. Plan on a whole day for the experience, you won't regret it.

Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Emblematic place in DC. Have a walk down the mall or hire a bike. You can see the capitol from there

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 days ago

the best thing i did in Washington was do a night stroll along the mall. the area is safe and the monuments take on a completely different feel at night. very powerful

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apatriot73
July 15, 2018|
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On the Mall, I meant to type.
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Mark G
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Sightsee_Eat | Reviewed this property |
1) from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to the plaza in front of the Jefferson Memorial – is the best (but busiest) 2) U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial 3) JW Marriott faces the Mall, and... More
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Heather H
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Pangaea7 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but by the number of strollers I would bet so. Google national mall stroller rentals
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