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Lincoln Memorial

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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Beautiful view of reflecting pool.

A very moving monument fitting of Lincoln's contribution to the nation. Do not miss it. Spend a little time with the 16th president.

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Kathy S
Walworth, Wisconsin
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Walworth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very moving monument fitting of Lincoln's contribution to the nation. Do not miss it. Spend a little time with the 16th president.

Thank Kathy S
Parsippany, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The views from outside this amazing building are just a prelude to what awaits when you climb the stairs and stand in awe of President Lincoln. A great tribute to a great man. Turn and face the reflecting pool and the Washington Monument. Capital splendor for all to behold.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It gets crowded but this is one of the things you go to DC to see. Somehow even in the crowds it is still a reflective place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to the LM several times over the last 50 years and until this trip always found it a solemn and stirring experience. A moment to reflect on the life's works and tragic end of one of America's greatest figures. This time it was just a huge crush of tourists, many of whom were way too busy looking to... More 

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London England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is nothing better than walking through the park and seeing the memorial rising up in front of you. It's great to visit it and the view across the park and water from the top of the steps looking out over DC is stunning.

Thank Preyom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't miss the Lincoln Memorial. Beautiful tribute to President Lincoln. Take your time and read the speeches on the walls.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No matter how many times I visit Washington, D-C- this is a must see memorial-day or night. I love to sit on the steps and enjoy the best view around- so much history!

Thank Taylor B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite of the monuments in Washington. It's beautiful in the day and striking at night. Make sure you visit Mr Lincoln!

Thank AnneK0610
Jerusalem District, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many stairs up to this monument but I believe there is an elevator on the side too.This is a nice site of interesting history; walking distance from the Capitol

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Hilton Head, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is always amazing. Standing here and looking across the park is so cool, and my daughter loved seeing Abe :)

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