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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorial dedicated to Ulysses S. Grant, former president of United Stated in 19th century. Situated in front of Capitol building.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

I loved this memorial, loved the fact he’s on horseback as a General and not as the President of the United States. It’s a very striking monument it’s well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Impressive equestrian statue of Ulysses S.Grant is hard to miss: it is right in front of the US Capitol building. It honors American Civil War general and 18th United States President, Ulysses S. Grant. On both sides of the pedestal you can see the bas-reliefs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Just in front of the Capitol building the Ulysses Grant memorial almost stands guard to the steps, an imposing memorial worth a pit-stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Grant Memorial has the general on horseback which makes it one of the more compelling of the Washington statues. But its also flanked by some other excellent depictions of the civil war and is well worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AdamLeaves
Reviewed October 4, 2018

In front of the Capitol Building looking over the Mall this is a stunning memorial. Recently refurbished the statue of Grant and the detail in the faces of the soldiers in the flanking statues make this a must see on any visit to Washington

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barryc907
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited the memorial on our way to the Capitol building and it's a very impressive sculpture that has 2 civil war sculptures on either side of the main statute. The area is under construction at the moment and the reflecting pool was also closed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hawkmatthews
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

There could be more info provided about Grant for people to read. The statue and fountain are worth a stop for a picture.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scott8446
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed viewing this statue outside the capital building. It is right next to the reflecting pool with a view of the Washington Monument. Nice to walk by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We visited DC and the capitol a couple of years ago and I had read up on what we were going to see there, I was looking forward to seeing the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial and the Washington monument. But! bad news for me, when...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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When we were there in September 2016, everything immediately west of the Capitol which includes the Grant memorial ( there are several different bronze statues that are part of that memorial), was covered up with tarps and... More
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