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2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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Reviewed yesterday

Great to get there when it wasn't crowded! It's a special place. Gettysburg address, inaugural speech and Martin Luther King's "I have a dream!"

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been looking forward to see this impressive monument. Have seen on tv and movies. Seeing in person was even more inspirational. The statue was huge and it was well-done as lots of details! Lots of readings, historical stories; reading his famous speeches and his wording...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful memorial to a great man, well worth the climb up the stairs to see his statue and read the inscriptions on the walls. If you are interested in history, a must see.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One must come here, mustn’t one? People were fairly reverent and that was nice. Persons from many cultures were visiting and I thought that most appropriate!

Thank SuziQinTexas
Reviewed yesterday

Elevator was out of service so monument was unavailable for handicapped. Upsetting not being able to view the statue and read the words.

Thank luckyus1949
Reviewed yesterday

The Lincoln Memorial , an American national monument , is built to honor the 16th President of the United states, Abraham Lincoln. Located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across the Washington Monument , the monument has always been a...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed yesterday

Simple if you go on a weekend it's busy. Go either super early weekday or late in the evening. Another tip go on

Thank Roviti-Ye N
Reviewed yesterday

There are less people hanging out at night. During the day, a lot of people sit on the stairs to overlook the pond. It's also a great place to watch the sunset because it lights up the Washington Monument.

Thank 906UPEh
Reviewed yesterday

Beat the crowds by arriving before dawn. It was cold but so, so worth it! You can see everything, take amazing photos and really enjoy yourself before the big buses arrive!

Thank toby l
Reviewed 2 days ago

Being at the Lincoln Memorial is my favorite place to be in DC. Not only is it a memorial to a great president during the darkest time in American history, the actual memorial is historic in its own right. Sitting on the memorial steps looking...More

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31 May 2018|
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Response from SA_vlogz | Reviewed this property |
Hello Bev, You got to spend at least 20 minutes at c each monument to absorb it. You should be able to cover all 4 monuments in 2 hours. I am including the walk time too and assuming that you will start at Vietnam memorial... More
15 February 2018|
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Response from Derejsende | Reviewed this property |
It is. But D.C. is worth spending more time in. If you also want to visit some of the museums, you should plan for some days. Enjoy your stay. It is a nice city. :)
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Samuel D | Reviewed this property |
That’s a very long drive! But yeah is possible