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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
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A must see in DC

I lived in DC and visited the Lincoln Memorial many times. However, whenever I am back in town, I still always want to visit the Memorial. I have been there during all times of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 June 2016
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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I lived in DC and visited the Lincoln Memorial many times. However, whenever I am back in town, I still always want to visit the Memorial. I have been there during all times of the day, and each have their positives. For me, my favorite time to visit is late at night. There are fewer tourists, and one can enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite things to visit. I loved reading the quotes on the each of the internal walls. It gets very crowded inside, just in front of Lincoln but there was plenty of room in each adjacent rooms to rest and read the engravings. Make sure you keep an eye on your kiddos as it can get very congested.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great visit to Lincolns memorial, was great to see his statue and speech up on the wall. It is in an excellent location to near the National World War 11 memorial. Would highly recommend a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the area on a very hot day (96 degrees) so I will say it was difficult to really enjoy the walking. It is a long walk along the pool but very beautiful and serene. I would recommend going but maybe on a day that's not so hot. There are vendors nearby that sell ice cream and water to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This monument is located within the center of D.C., by the Washington Monument and White House. Near it are also the World War II, Vietnam, and Korean War memorials.

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Melrose Park, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I personally have been here before, but my boyfriend had not. The memorial is amazing to look at and the statue of Lincoln is awe-inpiring.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I go here almost everytime I go to DC. It is an excellent setting for photographs, the memorial itself is perched high with a long reflection pool leading up to it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I loved being able to read Abraham Lincoln's speech and the statue of him looked so real. I love American history and was glad I saw this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We had a night visit and it is so different to see than in the day. Make sure to go all the way around and not just the main area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

A must visit for first timers or returning visitors, there is so much history associated with the pool and so much to see nearby. Wear comfortable walking shoes and loose clothing especially in summer to remain comfortable as there is much walking to do. I always take lots of pictures as the memories are precious and I like my friends... More 

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