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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

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Neighbourhood: National Mall
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Address: 1964 Independence Ave, SW, The National Mall, Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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A bigger than life monument to a great man. Loved the quotations carved in granite along the bordering wall. Amazing that one person had such great wisdom. Book/gift store was... read more

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A bigger than life monument to a great man. Loved the quotations carved in granite along the bordering wall. Amazing that one person had such great wisdom. Book/gift store was nice also. Bought several books and magnets. Wished for shirts with MLK sayings on them.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I like the design and love the setting. I only wish there were more information on site about his life and assassination.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very moving sculpture and setting, right on the river, across the water from the Jefferson Memorial. DC Circulator bus has a stop here.

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Hawthorne, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stumbled upon this monument by accident and I was I impressed by the design of MLK Jr's portrait on a rock. My only complaint was there were too many people this landmark that I had a HARD time getting a good picture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A powerful tribute to MLK and his legend. Includes quotes and is so well-designed. Leads you right to the FDR memorial.

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Maryport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well designed & thought provoking. Made you think he'd be proud to see an African American President - although not so sure about the next one!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on the night tour. The memorial is a giant statue of Martin Luther King Jr. It was amazing. Not to be missed. They way they shine the lights on the memorial at night adds to the awesomeness.

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Thank Leslie O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have seen this memorial several times and love it every time. His eyes look full of life even though they are actually made of stone. His quotes make you realize what an amazing person that he was.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family have all been to DC several times but my oldest had not been since this monument was completed! We went at night and it was truly impressive! Very fitting for a such an inspirational man.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Part of traveling I think is to eat of the plate of diversity. The African American Nation has a history of struggles and victories. The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is an iconic representation of this worldwide hero. It is free and open to the public. It sits near the water and it helps even when it is hot outdoors.... More 

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