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With a fair amount of parking near the Iwo Jima memorial, the carillon is a great place to get the full panorama of the DC monuments. Springtime is especially lovely, if the tulips and other blooms are still around.
A unique musical organ which I can hear from my apartment building which is across route 50. The structure is all metal, and one could climb all the way to the top. As the name suggests, it was donated by the people of Netherlands. Easy...More
Located in great park lands a short walk from U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial. You should see both monuments in a single quick trip if you have more time cross the street into Arlington National Cemetery.
The once great Carillon, a gift from the People of the Netherlands as a 'thank you' for liberation during WWII, has been allowed to degrade such that the structure is covered with rust and the bells cannot play any tune without sounding many false notes.
When visiting the Iwo Jima Monument, the Carillon is really to close not to go check out. Don't know if they ever open the stairs on it, but the view would be awesome if they did. Go to this site to see the Iwo Jima...More