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National Mall

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Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two...

Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.

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Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC
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National Mall Photo Safari by Circulator Bus
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Congressional Tour of US Capitol and Major Monuments via Mini Coach

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This mall is HUGE and has so many attractions to see. The view if awe inspiring no matter where you look. Lots of walking to get end to end. Bring the camera!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This mall is HUGE and has so many attractions to see. The view if awe inspiring no matter where you look. Lots of walking to get end to end. Bring the camera!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We started at Key Bridge, went all the way to the Supreme Court & ended at the White House. If you have some great, comfy shoes... It is an awesome walk. If you start closer to the Capital, you can rent bikes & do the circuit. No matter what you do, give yourself lots of time because there is some... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful area connecting you to all the major sights in Washington. You will not miss it even if you wanted to.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The National Mall is one of my favorite to dos when I am in Washington. When i visited Washington last April for a conference it was really nice to stroll along the mall and see the centers of power on both sides. A highly recommended and one of the best free attractions in DC. you simply can't not like this... More 

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was not prepared for how much walking I would be doing in DC! It's deceptive. You think all the monuments and museums are closer together than they actually are. We also picked the hottest and most humid day of the week to walk around DC, so O didn't enjoy everything as much as I wanted. Still glad I was... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Breathtaking. Easy to walk and much to see. Visited in September when weather was hot but I'd imagine it's as wonderful in all weather Happy travels x

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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Capital and museums and monuments are all around the National Mall. Some parts were being renovated so we blocked off but it was easy to get around

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Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One can walk around and relax. There is always a lot of people around, either playing ball, walking, running, or taking pictures. There are plenty of benches to sit down and rest. Place is kept in very good shape and there is always people maintaining it clean. A great place to get to see, from the outside, all the places... More 

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

The National Mall is a beautiful place to take in the scenery on a sunny day. we walked from Capitol Hill all the way to the Jefferson memorial and onto Arlington NC. it's a lovely place to stroll and enjoy the architecture and views of Washington. A must see for the tourist in DC...

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is almost like a roman forum might have looked if it had been built recently. Surrounded on all sides by magnificent buildings, the National Mall is a haven of peace and tranquility. We just wandered around it and selected places to visit.

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