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Address: 701 E Basin Dr SW, At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242
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A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits...

A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the Roman Pantheon.

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One of my favorite DC sites

The Jefferson Memorial is a little bit separate from the main stretch off the mall but it is definitely worth the short walk across the river. It is definitely awe inspiring as... read more

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Lexington, Kentucky
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The Jefferson Memorial is a little bit separate from the main stretch off the mall but it is definitely worth the short walk across the river. It is definitely awe inspiring as you walk up to it but it is truly fantastic as you walk inside. Similar to the feel of the inside of the Lincoln memorial, it is always... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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A rather static experience but thought provoking regarding Thomas Jefferson. A bonus is a great view of the Tidal Basin

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Thank emkute
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best view by far was from the paddleboat in the Tidal Basin. We rented a paddleboat for $19 for an hour, and in my opinion got the best view ever.

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the true pillars of a Washington DC visit. Also see Lincoln Memorial, and MLK right across the basin.

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Greater Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This would be a good stop for a tour bus or group, since there is not any close parking to the memorial. We drove and had to park further away. Also the steps to get to the memorial are on the opposite side to where you park, and they are slick if they are wet. It is impressive and there... More 

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Thank treehopper8705
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This is a beautiful memorial to a man who contributed so much to the foundation of our country. Go see it!

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Thank Ann C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The massive columns! The statue of Jefferson inside. If you're walking around the Tidal Basin, and you should, visit this memorial.

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Thank Pam M
High Point, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the bus to visit the memorial, and it was a nice easy walk around the memorial and up the steps. The only negative about this visit was the need for repairs, cleaning and updates to the restrooms. The toilets are coming off the wall, some stalls were closed due to problems and others were just dirty.

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Thank Susan R
Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not much to see by this Memorial, however, it was on the tour. Glad to see it. Beautifully lit at night.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice walk from Martin Luther King Memorial over to the Jefferson memorial. Great views from here. A must see!

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