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“So much to see. So little time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of National Mall

National Mall
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$155.00*
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Small-Group Tour of the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art
Ranked #13 of 430 things to do in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“So much to see. So little time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

You really need a lot of time to do the mall justice. I feel like we only got a glimpse/small taste of it. We definitely need to go back. There's a lot of walking involved and if the weather isn't that good, it's hard to keep going. Lots of national treasures in the mall. Lovely place. We drove by it at night, too. For those of us new to Washington, it's amazing how close things are to each other.

Visited August 2013
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Absolutely Massive”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

I was most impressed with the size of National Mall. It is a great place to begin a sightseeing tour of the city and all of its monuments.

Visited August 2013
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East Meadow, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Immense, Majestic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

It was large and basically the middle ground for the Smithsonian Museums. Some grass, some sand, some sidewalks, few trees. Lovely but not something to cherish in and of itself.

Visited August 2013
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Quimperle, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“walking in the history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

incredible national mall where you can find all free museum, all free memorial and very pleasant walk in the center of the united states history.

Visited August 2013
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Southbury, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Yuck.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

I was awed by the views, but so disappointed with the water and the lack of cleanliness. For something that attracts so many visitors, it needs to be cleaned up. Maybe it got cut in the budget?

Visited August 2013
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