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Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial Cir SW and 23rd st NW, Washington, DC 20037
194 reviews

If you're in DC, you have to see the Lincoln Memorial. There is something so striking about the massive figure seated in front of you. It definitely give off a different feel from the majority of the monuments I've see to great figures in history (typically on top of a horse and leading the charge). Abe instead looks pensive, maybe ...

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    0.18 mi

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    0.18 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    100 reviews

    Visiting this memorial is a powerful experience, even if you don't expect it. Very solemn and meaningful. Don't miss it.

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  • 2
    0.18 mi

    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    0.18 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    44 reviews

    This memorial has a very unique appearance and definitely makes a strong impact on the visitor. The group of soldiers are scattered throughout, each appearing to walk toward an unknown focal point. A beautiful wall to the right of the figures reflects their positions amid varying scenes of people of different races and places.

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  • 3
    0.24 mi

    Albert Einstein Memorial

    0.24 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    10 reviews

    Have your picture taken with albert....awesomeeeeeeeee

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  • 4
    0.14 mi

    Arlington Memorial Bridge

    0.14 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    1 review

    This is the grand entrance from Arlington,VA into Washington, DC. The Arlington Metro station lets you out on the Virginia side and many cross the bridge to see The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial. Beautiful bridge, a favorite of local runners and cyclists in the early morning. About a mile from The Cemetery to The Wall, all flat, ...

  • 5
    0.18 mi

    John Ericsson National Memorial

    0.18 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    1 review

    This is a statute of John Ericsson. This is a short walk from Korean War memorial. Disability Parking can be found at the Korean War memorial. Mr. Ericsson revolutionized naval history by the invention of screw propeller and along with other naval invention.

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  • 6
    0.81 mi

    Washington Monument

    0.81 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    192 reviews

    The Washington Monument stands about halfway between the Lincoln Memorial and Congress. There is an elevator to the top and gets great view of Washington DC. No disability parking in this area of the Monument.

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  • 7
    0.93 mi

    White House

    0.93 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    182 reviews

    We only rode by on bikes and stopped to look at the White House. Even so, it's a fun thing to do. The grounds are beautiful. I'd love to take a tour of it some day.

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  • 8
    0.33 mi

    Reflecting Pool

    0.33 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    95 reviews

    The famous sight of many a political protest and demonstration, featured in many a movie, and visited by many a tourist - the Reflecting Pool is a cool photo-op.

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  • 9
    0.91 mi

    National Mall

    0.91 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    87 reviews

    You can do this in the evening since the the monuments are open unitl 10:00 PM and do the Museum during the day.

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  • 10
    0.91 mi

    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    0.91 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    78 reviews

    Next to Potomac river and the beautiful view of Washington Monument and across Roosevelt Memorial. I always love to visit and read the words written inside the memorial very inspiring and powerful.

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  • 11
    0.52 mi

    National World War II Memorial

    0.52 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    65 reviews

    I never quite know what to say when it comes to war memorials really they just speak for themselves. It is very powerful to stand there and think of all the people who lost their lives in this war.

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  • 12
    0.95 mi

    Tidal Basin

    0.95 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    41 reviews

    This is a peaceful place for a walk, and is especially beautiful in nice weather. Several monuments are located nearby.

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  • 13
    0.39 mi

    Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial

    0.39 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    35 reviews

    It has been the object of a lot of criticism, but the MLK memorial is bound to become a main attraction in the Mall, a place of pilgrimage during the holidays, a sanctuary for memory and past hopes. I don't know what to make of it myself, although it's certainly interesting that the artist selected to construct the massive sculpture ...

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  • 14
    0.48 mi

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

    0.48 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    39 reviews

    This is my favorite memorial. The history of FDR written on the ground with all the terms he saved. The location is a perfect for people who loves nature. If you happen to visit DC during cherry blossom the view of the trees is amusing from FDR memorial.

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  • 15
    0.54 mi

    John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

    0.54 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    22 reviews

    The Kennedy Center is one of the most prominent presenting venues for the performing arts in the United States. Many of the greatest musicians, actors, dancers, and other performing artists have graced the stages here. Home to the opera, the ballet, and the symphony, the Kennedy center also broadcasts performances from its stages.

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  • 16
    0.8 mi

    The Ellipse

    0.8 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    9 reviews

    If you want to get a good view of the White House start here. You are not particularly close to the building itself but the Ellipse offers clear views of the building.

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  • 17
    0.9 mi

    National Aquarium

    0.9 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    12 reviews

    Beautiful and intimate exhibit space dedicated to our nation's National Marine Sanctuaries. Much less grandiose than it's sister aquarium in Baltimore, but perfect as a downtown DC attraction and ocean event venue!

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  • 18
    0.38 mi

    DC War Memorial

    0.38 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    6 reviews

    This Memorial is dedicated to the veterans of WWI. Access is a long walk from either the Korean Memorial or WWII memorial starting points. Disability Parking can be attained from either the Korean Memorial or WWII memorial areas.

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  • 19
    0.34 mi

    Constitution Gardens

    0.34 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    5 reviews

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  • 20
    0.84 mi

    National Christmas Tree

    0.84 mi from Lincoln Memorial
    4 reviews

    Beautiful, national symbol of the American Christmas season. Aside from the tree at Rockefeller Center, this is probably the most famous Christmas Tree in the country. Very nice place to visit on a December evening.

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