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