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Constitution Gardens

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Address: Constitution Ave, The Mall, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202 426 6841
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We visited Constitution Garden enroute to the Ellipse Park. A really nice garden, many benches to take a break from the long walk to the White House. The walking path meander... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Fredericton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

There were a lot of dead fish floating at the top of the pond... this made it hard to enjoy our walk to the Lincoln Memorial. I'm not sure if it was due to the heat or water quality, but I'm sure they could have scooped them up somehow. RIP.

Thank Jiselle B
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

One of the interesting areas of The Mall is the Constitution Gardens located in between the Lincoln Memorial Reflection Pool and Constitution Ave. NW. This is a 50 acre nature area with a small pond and quite green space for those wanting to escape the crowds found around the many monuments and memorials along The Mall. The pond is surrounded... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited Constitution Garden enroute to the Ellipse Park. A really nice garden, many benches to take a break from the long walk to the White House. The walking path meander around a pond with many ducks. It was really pretty.

Thank Traveltubbies
Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Lots of Memorials in Constitution Gardens. The most notable are the Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean War, and World War II Memorials. But there are others there, as well. If you have time, stroll around and find them all.

Thank JeffMarysville
Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

This area is a little hidden and no other people were there when we went to have a look. A great little peek into the history of America, and the gardens and engraved names and signatures were fantastic. Loved it.

Thank Tryatleastonce
Rutherford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Constitution Gardens are located between the Lincoln Memorial and the World War II Memorial in the National Mall. It includes a small island, accessible by a wooden footbridge, that leads to a memorial to the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, arranged by state. The signatures of each of the men are carved into large granite blocks and... More 

Thank Monicuba23
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

And it’s just a block from all the action along the National Mall. Despite how busy the nearby monuments and memorials were, this place was wonderfully calm. A long pond is at the center with many ducks swimming inside. The sidewalks were clean with several areas to sit and face out into the pond. Overall, this was just a great... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I was looking for a patch of greenery in DC where I might find a little peace and quiet and see some birds. Although this area is great for that I was a bit disappointed at the amount of trash I saw in the water and on the ground. There are many Canadian geese and ducks here (some with babies).... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

I'm so glad there is a memorial in DC for the 56 signers. This is a lovely spot with a garden and water features, so it's a nice place to get a little peace and maybe bring your lunch. I recommend a stopover!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The spot is situated between the Vietnam Memorial and the WWII Memorial. There are no flowers, if that is your impression of "garden". There is a lake and some trees. If you are on the west side, you could take a nice picture of the Washington Monument in the background and the lake in the middle ground. Attended a concert... More 

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