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“Beauty, proximity, and peace in the city”
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National Mall
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Ranked #11 of 447 things to do in Washington DC
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beauty, proximity, and peace in the city”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

This is an ideal place for a picnic, a stroll in the grass, a place to see any number of entertainers, or to take in the grand scope and majesty of the city. Also, if you are in the city during the summer, try to take in movies on the green where they erect a large screen and show movies on the mall. During the Christmas season, the massive trees and other displays are great to see also.

Visited February 2012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Culture, Politics and Science all mixed into one.”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

The massive National Mall, the centre of Washington DC, host to the best memorials and museums of the nation, the power centre of US politics.

There is so much to see, that even a week devoted to this place will not be enough. Short on time though, I was forced to do it in a fraction of that time. Nonetheless, I was blown away at the audacity, the scale of this place. Perhaps no other place on earth comes close that can pack so much culture, education and entertainment into one place. But the National Mall does this easily.

A must visit destination for anyone around the world.

Visited May 2012
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Eurkea California
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“Most Thrilling 'goose bump trip' ever our Nation's Capitol.”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

My husband and I went together alone from our five boys and stayed at the Holiday Inn right around the corner from National Aerospace Museum. We went for a five day trip and still did not see everything. Felt so patriotic and Proud to be an American.To walk on stones and paths where many famous historical figures exactly walked was thrilling. Everyday we got up excited for another adventure so much to take in, so many things to see and do. This was by far one of our very favorite trips top five of 33 years of marriage.

Visited April 2012
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Innaugeration Well Organized”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

What an excellent event, it was well organized and a once in a lifetime experience for all. The flags for everyone was a great touch to such a special event.

Visited January 2013
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Lakeway, Texas
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“It's NOT a shopping center!”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

it's beautiful, all the Smithsonian Museums, the art galleries, the Capitol building, the WWII building, the Washington Monument are on it. During the summer, the Smithsonian Folklife festival is held on it, which is very worth visiting.

Visited December 2012
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