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Address: 2 15th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by...

Prominent 555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by elevator to an observation deck for spectacular views of America's capital.

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Another must see monument

A site that you can see from many locations in DC but you should also visit on site to appreciate the size.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A site that you can see from many locations in DC but you should also visit on site to appreciate the size.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting the area for our Family Reunion, we also stopped at the Washington Monument . Most of all my pictures that was taken had the Washington monument included. Lots of historical landmarks in Washington DC

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Up close this monument is...breathtaking. Walking up to the Washington Monument is beautiful as it sits on a hill. As you get to the top of the hill it seems to grow straight up and you realize just how gargantuan this stone monument really is. "How did they do this?" was all I could think. There are benches encircling the... More 

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved seeing this monument!. It was so beautiful there. Every angle you view this monument, whether up close or far away, you can enjoy something incredible.

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Asheville, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, stunning monument. The national mall is gorgeous. The Washington monument is surrounded by beautiful flags, views of the whole mall. Did not go to the top, I think you must reserve ahead for that. Outstanding treasure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really beautiful place. Places around remind me movie about Forest Gamp. When i think about DC i always see in my mind Washington monument)))

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Washington DC for 3 days and you could pretty much see it from everywhere When you look at the monument it changes colour, our tour guide said this is due to the start of the construction happening before the civil war then after the war the went to finish the monument however had to use a different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Washington Monument one of the most famous monuments, I remember it from many movies. It is in the center of the Lincoln Memorial and the Capital.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the single most important visit for your trip. I suggest doing one of the tour busses (hop on, hop off) if you don't have time. You can also visit the original Smithsonian building (the red castle) which has examples of exhibits from all the Smithsonian museums. This would be very difficult to walk but maybe biking?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot go inside since there were a big line to get in. Beautiful spot for walking and taking pictures.

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