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Address: 16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Ok park

If the park was anywhere else it would just be a kinda dirty park with a giant statue of Andrew Jackson. But it's right across from the White House so it's cool.

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Lombard, Illinois
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Galax, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited to go since readying the Stone Cold Trilogy, great to see in person. I love all of Washington but it's just a park

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Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to walk around and read about the history and meaning of the statues. It has a great of the White House too.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The second time my wife and I visited Washington, D.C., we stayed at the Hay-Adams Hotel at 16th and H Streets, directly across "the park" from the White House. "The park" is Lafayette Square, a seven-acre public park located directly north of the White House on H Street between 15th and 17th Streets. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970,... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful park right next to the White House, but kinda of obscure to the hubbub of the White House. It has some beautiful statues honoring foreign nationals that help during the Revolution. Nice quiet park.

Thank Shipbird1969
Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

If the park was anywhere else it would just be a kinda dirty park with a giant statue of Andrew Jackson. But it's right across from the White House so it's cool.

Thank LostALot22
Vero Beach, Florida
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lafayette Square affords a beautiful view of the front of the White House. A nice place to meet up with friends or just sit on a bench and relax.

Thank Sharon S
Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fun park to walk around on your way to the White House. It was freezing and snowy so we didn't explore like we wanted to but bet it's beautiful in the spring. Good historical statues.

Thank cindyannsmith
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Better than waiting in line for a short White House tour may be a stroll through the "President's Park", as it was called before President Thomas Jefferson spun it off into a place for the public's enjoyment. An amazing density of history in a small place: the Blair-Lee House where Lincoln offered the future Confederate general Robert E. Lee command... More 

Thank Edward M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Across the street from the Whit House. There are lots of homeless and many times there are protestors.

Thank Brellie
Pennington, New Jersey
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

On my final morning of my most recent visit to the District, I decided to take a stroll around Lafayette Square, which was close to my hotel. There was inauguration construction going on; viewing stands for the 2017 event was nearly complete as of mid-December 2016. Still, I was able to walk around and get a nice view of the... More 

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