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Lincoln Memorial

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Very historic place. Definitely visit this historical site. I didn't know the monument would be so large.

Thank brostew
Reviewed yesterday

It is a symbolic place for US citizens and is nice monument with a nice view. Use the circulator bus to go there as there is no metro station near by

Thank TudelaMartins
Reviewed yesterday

especially now. Watch Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and his late night visit to Mr. Lincoln. Parking is difficult and it is very crowded during the day, but the monument is particularly haunting at night. Lincoln seems to dwarf his temple and the monumentality of...More

Thank Alice P
Reviewed yesterday

So, there's always a security guard at the monuments so if you are in DC just for a night, it's perfectly safe to walk up the stairs and tour the monuments at night. They are lit up and beautiful at night. You won't have any...More

Thank Csaltpleez
Reviewed yesterday

One of the great sights to see in this city. The Lincoln Memorial is truly awe-inspiring. On either side of the massive statue, carved on the walls, is the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln's second inaugural address. There's also a tiny gift shop if, like me,...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you can see this memorial in the evening, when it is lit up, it's really spectacular. Just know there are a lot of steps, so it might be a difficult climb if you are challenged with stairs.

Thank ScubaMom07
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Solemn place to visit. Awe inspiring as most DC monuments. Our history for better or worse is what makes this country great. 50 mile radius around DC contains more history than most areas in our country. The national Mall bookend by the Lincoln memorial and...More

Thank mggshot
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most revered memorials in the Washington DC area. Go early to take pictures without lots of other people in the area. Stand on the steps and look over the Reflecting Pond up towards the Washington monument and then...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see attraction is the Lincoln memorial. Take a walk from the Smithsonian, pass through various memorial sites that are together and indulge in American history.

Thank arjan d
Reviewed yesterday

I highly recommend that you pay this monument a visit at night. It's an inspirational place that has been the site of many momentous occasions important to the history of the US. The statue of Lincoln is imposing, and one walks away from this monument...More

Thank jel1955
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17 July 2017|
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Response from Pam100127 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered an Uber and it came within 30 seconds.
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13 July 2017|
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Response from ms0631 | Reviewed this property |
you can park on any streets around the memorial area, regular street parking, but read the signs, they can get quite confusing.
10 July 2017|
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Response from mike30309 | Reviewed this property |
Ok you are going to DC to see the Nations Capitol! It will cost more to stay at some place you dont like. Save the money from transportation and stay in the district take Uber or walk. or rent a bikes, there are some nice... More