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THE MAJOR MONUMENTS OF WASHINGTON DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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STEPHANIE YODER

SAYULITA, NAYARIT, MEXICO

This walk will take you around all of the major monuments near the National Mall without any backtracking. This walk is even prettier if you do it in the evening!

  • 2.4 MILES
  • 7 STOPS
  • 3 FAVORITES

TOUR FEATURES

  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Dog Friendly
  • Drink
  • Food
  • Historic
  • Kid Friendly
  • Nightlife
  • Scenic
  • Shopping
  • Vigorous/ Excercise
  • STOPS
1

WASHINGTON MONUMENT

SEE Notice how the tone of the marble changes halfway up the obelisk? During the Civil War construction ceased on the monument....

2

WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

SEE Notice the Freedom Wall in front of the Reflecting Pool. Each star represents 100 Americans who died during the war.

3

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

SEE One of the most solemn and moving monuments, the black marble walls lists the 58,195 servicemen killed or missing in action...

4

LINCOLN MEMORIAL

SEE The Lincoln Memorial is usually the most crowded. Make sure you stand in the spot where Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a...

5

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL

SEE The newest memorial was completed in 2011.

6

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL

SEE The four outdoor "rooms" trace FDR's four terms of office through the Depression and World War II. This is the only memorial...

7

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

SEE This pantheon-like structure, completed in 1947, is one of the most beautiful in the city. During the spring, it is...

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