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Lincoln Memorial

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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
Phone Number: 2024266841
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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USD 25.00*
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Incredible presence and sense of history

I'm not American but I was honoured to visit and see the monument and experience the presence of the place. Incredible piece of work to honour a great man. Not too busy when we... read more

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm not American but I was honoured to visit and see the monument and experience the presence of the place. Incredible piece of work to honour a great man. Not too busy when we were there, but in the height of the summer probably mobbed. Restrooms downstairs with visitor centre. Shop as well for momentos. The fire back towards the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must do place to go. Do whatever it takes to make it there. There is no going to DC without visiting the Memorial.

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La Palma, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always love checking out the Lincoln Memorial. On this visit, it was interesting to see quotes from his various speeches showing how Lincoln's view on freeing the slaves had evolved from not freeing them to freeing them.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did a night tour & visited this memorial after dark. It was a different vibe entirely to seeing it in the daylight. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The memorial itself is very beautiful, with a small museum and an exhibit. The view on the city is spectacular!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not much else to mention. Is hard to describe the greatness of the place and the view from there to other must see places. Really crowded all day long, with some more space before 9am.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see sight when in DC. By day and by night when it is fully lit . This offers impressive views of memorial itself and towards the monument. A lot of history here. Always busy.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting the area for our Family Reunion, we stopped at the Lincoln Memorial. This trip was definitely on my bucket list, so I could tour all of the historical landmarks. Amazing

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Plainfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Prepare to be surrounded by lots and lots of people. However the monument itself is breathtaking. As a whole, definitely one of the historical things to see. Take a day and include this history sight in with the others that are all within walking distance of each other.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Anyone visiting DC must visit the Lincoln Memorial. It is on an epic scale as befits a President who ended slavery in the United States and kept the Union together. His words are inscribed on the walls and echo down the ages.

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