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Lincoln Memorial

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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“reflecting pool” (3,177 reviews)
“awe inspiring” (753 reviews)
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2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lincoln Memorial is a fitting tribute to one of our greatest leaders. The centerpiece statue truly captures the "larger than life" impression he left on our country. And the views from the steps, where MLK made his famous "I have a dream" speech, truly...More

Thank PSUJohn1992
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful area and amazing view and atmosphere. Great safe area around all the other sights to see! Everything is local and safe area

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Any visit to DC just isn't complete without a visit to the Lincoln Memorial, period. This iconic monument is rich with history and beauty. It is so each to start from here, walk along the Vietnam Memorial straight to the WW2 Memorial and then the...More

Thank jesselodge
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best view of the mall is from this statue. It is huge. There is a museum located underneath that sheds light on the history of Honest Abe. Must visit!

Thank Paradice06
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even our 4yo could enjoy this because she knows what’s on a penny! We were here on the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address is etched on the wall. I read it aloud to our 6yo—it is powerful. Great photo spot with Lincoln and for looking...More

Thank The_Gallagher_4
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is so much to do in our nation's capital that is no charge. Don't neglect this one. Take some time to turn around and look down the reflecting pool to the Washington Monument and the Capitol building.

Thank rimaSC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So immense. Lincoln, the view up the Mall to the Washington Monument, the Gettysburg address... Reminders of what makes this country great! At a time when rhetoric is trying to tear us down.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 2 days ago

First time visiting DC in August; prepare for crowds & be patient; the wait is worth it & view of reflecting pool the best!

Thank GailCooks
Reviewed 2 days ago

Awe inspiring.... a must see! Makes you proud to be an American! Viewed at dusk was absolutely gorgeous!

Thank Seaweed12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked from the WW2 memorial alongside the reflecting pool. Didn't realise how large and impressive this memorial was until inside.

Thank ChrisHughes
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Sally G
17 November 2017|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
The memorial is an outdoor memorial. Thus, you may visit the Lincoln Memorial 24 hours a day 365 days a years. Rangers are on duty to answer questions from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sally G
17 November 2017|
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Response from BWOver | Reviewed this property |
It’s open air so unless there’s a security issue it should be open
17 July 2017|
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Response from Pam100127 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered an Uber and it came within 30 seconds.