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Lincoln Memorial

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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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(202) 426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$25.00*
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Washington DC National Mall Evening Walking Tour
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US$45.00*
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Morning DC Small-Group Bus Tour
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DC Monuments and Memorials Pedicab Tour

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Go any time, but especially at night!! Going at dawn is also good

This is a world class outstanding monument- one of the best in the world. It is stunning and spectacular. The statue is grand and iconic. The building is unique and... read more

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Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is a world class outstanding monument- one of the best in the world. It is stunning and spectacular. The statue is grand and iconic. The building is unique and special. It is always open and always crowded, so go at night or at dawn!!

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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A historical and architectural marvel. The crowds can make it difficult to appreciate the monument's beauty while at the same time help to understand it's significance. It's best in the Spring...as is all of DC...when the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom along the Mall,

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This is the site everyone sees. The crowds are large. It is awesome to stand in the gaze of Abe. It is not easy to get a group photo...just too many others trying to do he same thing. But if you are in DC, stop by and see Honest Abe.

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CRANBURY
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In all the years I lived by DC, I never did this until recently. It's worth a quick trip if you have time just to see it. Super crowded!

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Jefferson, Maine
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This was my must see on my D.C. Trip. It's great, loved it! Great views from up top of the Washington monument and the reflection pool. Short walk to White House and capitol building. We walked from our hotel about 40 min away. Walking or using the city bikes is way easier then trying to find or pay for parking.... More 

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South Amboy, New Jersey
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This memorial is one of the most popular in Washington DC. It is beautifully made and absolutely stunning.

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San Angelo Texas
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Inspiring memorial that reminds me how fortunate I am to live in a country which is perfect for me despite its imperfect past.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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With an exceptionally good weather for February, we enjoyed a rather busy monument but the sensation was of comfortable relax. You can read two fo American Histoy main documents wrtten by Abraham Lincoln. And when you turn around to leave, you face a spectacular sight of the Mall, with all the leafless trees and the different monuments enclosing the place.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What is not to say?!? It's THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL, what's not to like? 48 states line the façade ( Alaska and Hawaii were not part of the union at the time it opened). You can stand on the exact spot where Dr MLK Jr gave the IHAD speech. I had goose bumps just looking out from where he stood. I... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Try to hit this as early in the day as you can. It becomes extremely busy mid day and into dusk. The views of the Washington Monument from here at dusk are very beautiful though. Street Parking is free on Sunday. Very loud inside despite the quiet/show respect sign. So many school groups and kids being loud and running all... More 

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