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Lincoln Memorial

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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(202) 426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful view from the memorial looking down towards the Capitol building in the distance. This is a must see for anyone visiting Washington

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning and impressive! As for me, this is a must see. I recommend you take the time to simply read and ponder the statements at the Memorial. See it by day or night. I prefer the night. The lights make it very nice. Mr. Lincoln,...More

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Lincoln memorial is a must do when visiting Washington DC. If you have the chance to go in the evening it's really beautiful to see it lit up.. there is always an energetic vibe of visitors sitting on the stairs hanging out having a...More

Thank darlynec2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The whole area is inspiring, to see Mr Lincoln on such a grand scale is awe-ing. We took the metro and it's a 20 minute walk from Foggy Bottom stop.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

great location and moving quotes on the walls. tons of visitors. great for pictures. opposite washington monument

Thank behybehy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always have to go see Lincoln, day or night it's spectacular. Pictures don't do the monument justice.

Thank JimM1146
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lincoln embodied such a pivotal change in US history that this grand monument is a fitting place to ponder that moment. The giant benevolent statue together with the words of the Gettysburg Address and his second inaugural address after the war are still inspirational. The...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, facing the Capitol and the Washington Memorial...the view is breathtaking! And talking to Abe is very cool! This is a beautiful memorial. An area on the first level shows photos of the making of the building and...More

Thank ekathleenkelly
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had hoped to see Lincoln close-up, but we weren't into all those steps and the elevator is broken and will be several months being rebuilt. As a bone, they offered a virtual view of the statue, using 3D-cell-phone-and-headphones. It was not very sharp and...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stop here after the tourists leave, best after 9 pm. Lincoln really is best seen after the crowds leave and you can read his speeches on the walls. Don't forget to get your NPS passport stamped.

Thank WanderingOso
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TexasLady40
17 July 2017|
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Response from Pam100127 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered an Uber and it came within 30 seconds.
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Tara '
14 July 2017|
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Response from ms0631 | Reviewed this property |
you can park on any streets around the memorial area, regular street parking, but read the signs, they can get quite confusing.
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grumpypuffin
11 July 2017|
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Response from mike30309 | Reviewed this property |
Ok you are going to DC to see the Nations Capitol! It will cost more to stay at some place you dont like. Save the money from transportation and stay in the district take Uber or walk. or rent a bikes, there are some nice... More
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