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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
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Half-day Washington DC Sightseeing Tour by Coach
Ranked #14 of 430 things to do in Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“suprise we never expected”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

we missed the unveiling last year so we made an effort to visit this year , the experience did not let us down .we walked from what we thought was a really good site the FDR memorial ,to see the very clever monument cut in a very significant cutout statue the words around the site says it all!!

Visited January 2013
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“Impressive memorial”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Life like memorial worth seeing. Really interesting to read all his quotes . Which are engraved on the walls.

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“Moving Memorial to MLK”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

Beautifully designed memorial just off the tidal basin, and near other popular memorials just off the reflection pool between the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. The large stone sculpture of MLK is very well done. Not to be missed.

Visited May 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Worth a stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

Although at times the site can be crowded, if you visit during a slow period (morning, weekdays, etc.), you can have an excellent view of the memorial without obstruction. Most impressive when viewed reasonably close. Nothing speaks more to his legacy within DC than his image emerging from the stone.

Visited April 2013
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Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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“In the presence of Greatness”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

What an impact this man has made. Dr King to this day still speaks to the hearts and minds of humanity. Standing at his memorial site was a reminder of all he sacrificed and all this awesome man was willing to do to ensure justice for all. A true icon and legend.

Visited August 2012
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