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16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Foggy Bottom–GWUWashington DC Metro3 min
Farragut NorthWashington DC Metro13 min
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Trolley
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Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Tour by Trolley

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Washington DC looks spectacular when lit up at night, so make the most of your time in the city by going on an evening tour on an open-air trolley. Going on an organized tour saves time working out local public transport, and means you can learn along the way through guide commentary. Tick off lots of top landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the Washington Memorial, and more.
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The_Loup_Garou wrote a review Oct 2020
Phoenix, Arizona156,334 contributions2,298 helpful votes
Gloomy Day - But Beautiful Blossoms We were back in Washington, DC, for wife’s meetings in March. While the weather was gloomy, and mostly overcast, the blossoms in Lafayette Square were outstanding. On this trip, we were staying immediately across the street from Lafayette Square, at the Hay-Adams, so after breakfast, I took a stroll. The Square was just starting to come back to life, after Winter, and several fountains/water features were being reworked, and repaired. The grass was just beginning to emerge, so there were still many worn areas, that were bare from Winter. The general plantings were limited, but oh my, most of the trees in the Square were in full bloom! They were gorgeous, and I only regret that the sod was still in such poor shape, and the weather was so ugly. Even the beds of daffodils were looking pretty bad. Still, the blossoms made up for the weather. I walked all of the Square, taking in the statues (more than I remembered), and also, the views of the White House - but like the sod, and the fountains, it was a work in progress. There was a hideous white fence surrounding the south side, while work was being done. Fortunately, we did have nice views of it from our room, on the south of the Square, as only the top story was visible over that fence, from most vantage points. Besides that fence around the White House, one of the large Federal buildings, adjacent to Lafayette Square, was under wraps and scaffolding too. Some of the vistas, that I have appreciated in the past, were just not there - construction. Still, the beautiful blossoms made up for construction, and I just took time to enjoy what I had - and not dwell on what I had hoped to see.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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BonnieNimmo wrote a review Sep 2020
Marble Falls, Texas1,192 contributions189 helpful votes
Lafayette Square is rather unremarkable but so full of history! It’s a great place to walk, and it’s cooler than walking along paved areas because you can walk in the grass, and especially great if you have children because they can run and stretch and play! There are plenty of statues to see and learn about. Right now there are lots of barricades around making it difficult to get into the square from many directions.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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The_Loup_Garou wrote a review Apr 2020
Phoenix, Arizona156,334 contributions2,298 helpful votes
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A Beautiful Significant Square in May In May, we were back to Washington, DC, as my wife had meetings on “The Hill.” Though before Cherry Blossom time, there were so many other flowering trees, that it really could not have been better, and I took in so very many in Lafayette Square, just north of the White House. I had walked through Lafayette Square many times, but had never really taken the time to explore it, until this visit. The weather was nice (though changing), and I had time to kill, before I headed to the near-by Off the Record bar, in the Hay Adams Hotel, just north of the Square. I thought that I rather knew Lafayette Square, but realized that I did not - I had never been to the East, or West sides - just walking through, toward the White House. This visit, I walked the entire square’s periphery, plus the interconnecting pathways, in between. During my walk, I took in many statues, that I had never noticed before, and spent time just taking in the Square, with its blooming trees - absolutely lovely! Also, there is interesting, historical architecture, on all sides of the Square, and walking the periphery gave me some good views, though a bit of the westside was cut off with construction work. Still, easy to look beyond a few barricades. Lovely, serene is such a busy city, and historically significant - I spent almost 2 hours here, and enjoyed every minute. I will return, and for more than a simple stroll through, going somewhere else.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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amarpuri90 wrote a review Mar 2020
Mumbai, India124 contributions35 helpful votes
Lafayette Square has a lot of history and significance. Definitely worth a visit and an ideal place to view the White House. I had a visited it a couple of times as most of walking tours begin from there. There are a lot of statues in the square and it is surrounded by beautiful historic townhouses.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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JNYCwriter wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York5,243 contributions136 helpful votes
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If you are going to Washington DC and want to see the White House you really cannot avoid Lafayette Square. It is a large square filled with tourists, many Secret Service police and protestors of all types. There are statues in the Square and you can get some really great pictures of the White House. Despite the frequent protests and police presence, it is easy to navigate around the park and see democracy in action.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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