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Washington Monument

2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-426-6841
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The Washington Monument elevator is closed until spring 2019.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

Where ever you stand this monument looks amazing you can’t do this trip and not visit this or the other monuments their is so much to see and enjoy.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I I’ll try and try until i get it in top its nice place and the weather was great .. i hope to in-house there

Thank Sultan A
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Reviewed yesterday

Truly moving to be so close to this symbol that stands for our Countrys' greatness. It represents our nations strength.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a week in Washington I think I have photographed this monument from every angle, in sunshine and lit up at night. You cannot help but be impressed with the scale of the monument and although it isn’t possible to go inside, you feel a...More

Thank Lwatson1970
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were pretty impressed with the Washington monument, such an iconic object that can be seen for miles around. Well worth a visit.

Thank kate b
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Another day on our trip we traveled to Mt Vernon and the George Washington Museum which helped bring greater depth and understanding to the history and why we honor him. Highly recommended.

Thank Dwight G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and Hugh monument to the man himself. It is beautiful at sunset. Definitely recommend anyone go and view this.

Thank LucyBCBarnwell
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Golden hour in the mornings (i.e., the hour right after sunrise) is a great time to take pictures of the Washington Monument since the lighting is beautiful and foot traffic is low. I took these two unedited shots and they came out great!

Thank effervescent03
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a nice and historic monument dedicated to our first president. Great place to go with family and friends. You can take beautiful pictures.

Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is huge. I never knew this monument would be gigantic. It is visible from everywhere and a good landmark to watch so one can keep their bearings. It is centrally located at the mall so you cannot miss it. If you are coming from...More

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Vicki S
12 October 2017|
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Response from Leland W | Reviewed this property |
As long as there’s not maintenance it’s open year round.
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jackaroout
14 April 2017|
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Response from Lisanne10n | Reviewed this property |
It is closed until the Spring of 2019.
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wattaday
2 September 2016|
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Response from KRAMA200 | Reviewed this property |
Typically cancellations are done at the Visitor Centrex or at the Park Rangers Office. I have seen it being done at Visitor Centrex in some places though I have not done it .
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