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“Well worth the vist especially at night”

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
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Half-day Washington DC Sightseeing Tour by Coach
Ranked #14 of 431 things to do in Washington DC
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Auckland
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Well worth the vist especially at night”
Reviewed September 19, 2011

This was an interesting monument and there were guides there providing background on King's life. See it at night!

Visited September 2011
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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Nice...”
Reviewed September 15, 2011

The long awaited MLK memorial is finally open. Was it worth the wait? Good question.... I recommend stopping by for a visit and deciding for yourself. In my opinion, it is a "nice" memorial, but not as powerful as it could/SHOULD be. The "mountains" are distracting. The quotes are inspiring, though.

Visited September 2011
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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Inspiring New Addition to D.C. Memorials”
Reviewed September 13, 2011

Walk through a passage between two regal white stones and enter the new MLK memorial in Washington! It is lined with his quotes and looks out across the water to the Jefferson Memorial. So beautiful and inspiring!

Visited September 2011
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Just Beautiful”
Reviewed September 12, 2011

Wonderful attraction. Close to the water and a sight to be seen. Just awesome! If you are coming it is best to park by the tidal basin...or else bring your comfortable walking shoes. Truly a great family attraction. It is a treat to have something like this in DC.

Visited September 2011
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Very moving memorial and a very interesting on for teenagers”
Reviewed September 12, 2011

The teenagers I went with found the quotes along the entrance and exit areas to be very moving and informative. The depiction of Martin Luther as being part of a mountain the teens found very interesting and it gave them a picture of his importance and how much of a struggle the civil rights movement really was.

Visited September 2011
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