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“It's bigger than you think”
Review of National Mall

National Mall
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Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC
Ranked #11 of 443 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.
Ottawa
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“It's bigger than you think”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

The massive sizes of the Capitol buildings and other memorials make it seem like things are closer to each other than they actually are. Try to allot a decent amount of time, even an entire day to stroll around and pause to sit on the grass or on a bench under the trees. I think the planning that went into this was genius and should be on everyone's to do list when in DC.

Visited July 2014
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Bozeman, Montana
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“A must see”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Strolling the National Mall makes you feel like a part of history. I particularly appreciate the majestic view of national landmarks as part of the stroll. You walk next to people in suits on their way to work and tourists snapping pictures. A great slice of American life.

Visited August 2014
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“A Must-Seee in DC”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

When in DC, you must set aside a day to visit the National Mall and the many museums that make it up. There is something for everyone, and you are sure to remember it for a long time.

Visited June 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“beautiful weather”
Reviewed August 6, 2014

loved walking the mall!!! you can see so much and get to almsot everything from there. you can see many of the sites just walking up and down the mall. loved that it isnt paved so its easier on the feet after walking around the city all day

Visited July 2014
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Okeechobee, Florida
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“Not a place to shop”
Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband asked when we were going to the MALL, um we have been there several times already. We didn't go shopping was his answer. Love to watch the people that practice there, the grass was wonderful and it is a great area to let the kids run the extra energy out. Grab a bite to eat from the lunch wagons and relax.

Visited August 2014
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