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Washington Monument
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Ranked #18 of 430 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: The Washington Monument elevator is closed until spring 2019.
Fortaleza, CE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

It's impossible don't go to Wash Monument if you are walking and visiting DC. It's on the way between US Capitol and Lincoln Monument... I hope next time I'm able to go upstairs and see the view from there!

Visited December 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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“Under construction...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were disappointed I find out that the monument was under construction during our visit...and that it would remain under construction for several more months! We had waited a long time to visit, so it was a bit of a let down.
The area around the monument is quite nice and was filled with people running, waking their dogs and taking pictures. Most places around the monument offer great views of the city and the White House. Despite all the traffic and busy park area, the grounds were very clean. Overall, quite enjoyable despite the scaffolding!

Visited July 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Still under renovation”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

Washington monument is a very tall building and we can see it from any place at National Mall area.
When we went there at November 2013 it still under renovation, but still a wonderful place to go.
I really love that the monument is surronded by a beautiful park area that many people really enjoy to make a sport activity or picnic there.

Visited November 2013
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“Scaffolding Up!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

Had wanted to see this for many years and we had the chance to visited in January 2014 only to find the Monument was scaffolded 1/3 of the way up, and the reflecting pool was empty. So a little gutted!

Visited January 2014
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“Under Construction”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

You see the monument just about everywhere you go. There are many places that makes a good back drop for pictures. Unfortunately they were maintaining it when we went so it was closed for tours. For our pictures that was far away you can barely see the scaffolding.

Visited April 2013
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