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Lafayette Square

16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
+1 202-755-7798
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  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you agree or disagree with what the protesters and signs say, it is nice to live in a country in which people are free to camp outside the home of the highest office and have a right to voice their opinions.

Thank psudino
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Nice little park near the white household. Expect to see a nice collection or protesters on any given day.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I've always liked this 7 acre public park, but this time around, on a pleasant October afternoon, it was undergoing one of those (quite frequent) periods of disruption, with ugly wire screens blocking-off large chunks, and workmen noisily beavering away - 'hopefully their worthy efforts...More

Thank Gooner10_8
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a nice park behind the WHite House. There were a few protesters when we were there - not protests against the president, but against China. Statue of Lafayette

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a nice park with a nice/ unique view of the White House, and definitely worth a visit when visiting the White House.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk around. A lot of interesting buildings and such around. A great way to see the area is on foot. Parking your car could be a problem.

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A great little park across from the White House. Beautiful historical statutes that are worth seeing if you are in the area. Near Blair-Lee House. This park has a small imprint, but has some nice benches with great shade trees.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

You can admire the main facade of the White House, listen to demonstrators and even chat with them about major issues, and also reflect on the elegant statues of Frenchman Lafayette and Pole Kosciusko who supported our war of independence. It's also a great place...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Located across from the White House on the other side of Pennsylvania Avenue--which is closed to traffic, this is a spot for protesters and site-seeing. Much of the park is currently fenced off for repairs, but most of the monuments can still be seen. After...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We are always surprised when we research a point of interest. Today, it was the statue of Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans in Lafayette Park. Just don’t walk by, but take a close look at this statue. It seems that the sculptor,...More

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