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This is an interesting spot along the Mount Vernon Trail. There are lips and eyes and an obelisk... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2015
QuickWhitTravel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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A 14-ton, 30-foot-tall miniature Washington Monument

My wife and I visited the Promenade Classique while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2014
WorldTravelers34
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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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11 Canal Center Plz, (Off North Fairfax Street), Alexandria, VA 22314-1554
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Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting spot along the Mount Vernon Trail. There are lips and eyes and an obelisk, but no real explanation for them. I say keep running, walking, or jogging by it.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed March 31, 2015

I found this on Trip Advisor, a complete surprise for a long-time resident of Alexandria. The Promenade, set on the banks of the Potomac, stretches up to an office complex with obelisk, a beautiful water fountain and some very interesting antique sculpture. Find a place...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I visited the Promenade Classique while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria. The Promenade Classique is a 14-ton, 30-foot-tall miniature Washington Monument. It is located at the northern edge of old town, along the waterfront running trail you might pass...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed October 15, 2013

I disagree 100% with the negative comments instructing visitors to stay away from this place. If you have an appreciation for sculpture and landscaped gardens, then the Promenade Classique sculpture garden is worth a visit! The officiant of my wedding told us she has performed...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank sojourner68
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Do not make a special trip to visit this park as the park is part of an office complex. OK for those of us that work in the office buildings around the park but here is nothing to do and there are no amenities. Lots...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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