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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass
"Redeem your bus voucher at Union Station to begin your 48 hours of unlimited access to three bus loops around Washington DC. Learn about this dynamic city's history from live commentary as you admire numerous landmarks including the White House US Capitol Lincoln Memorial Jefferson Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ford's Theatre and Arlington National Cemetery. Hop on and off at the various stops (see Itinerary for full list) to capture photos and visit sights at your leisure. In addition
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
"This tour is an educational tour. You will visit the White House Jefferson Memorial Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lincoln Memorial and Iwo Jima Memorial. The same stop also includes visiting the Korean War Memorial
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Lincoln Memorial

One of the largest and most iconic of the mall's monuments is the Lincoln Memorial. It was built in 1922 and features a 19 foot statue of a seated Abraham Lincoln. Outside the steps leading up and...
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 14, 2016

Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool

After walking end to end, East to West, for monuments, this is the most approachable. It has a unique grandeur because it is so large and so detailed. Looking all directions from here, you can see the...
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chattygirl7491
Feb 05, 2016

A tribute to one of our favorite President

Of the many memorials and monuments in all of D.C., the Lincoln Memorial is the one that stands out the most for me. During my studying years in middle and high schools, Mr. Lincoln (along with G....
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Gypsystravels
May 08, 2015

Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument

Of all the statues and monuments that can be found in Washington (and that's a lot!), the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument probably are the most famous ones. The Washington Monument can be...
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Jefie
Sep 17, 2014

The Lincoln & Jefferson Memorials

The Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial, are two of my favorite monuments. Like many buildings in D.C., they are Greek in design, featuring columns, wide stairways and, of course, imposing...
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HSC123
Jul 04, 2014

Lincoln Memorial

Facing Capitol building, at the other end of the national mall, a large but austere monument celebrates Abraham Lincoln's memory. To a foreigner it is just a common big and modern monument, but it's...
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solopes
Jun 16, 2014

Lincoln Memorial

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was one of our greatest presidents. He is honored on the 1 cent coin (the penny), the Federal Reserves (a private bank NOT owned by the U.S....
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KevinMichael
Apr 24, 2014

Lincoln memorial

It was quite amazing to see this big monument since it has been seen in so many movies, documents and such.But it seemed to be even bigger thing to Americans, who are really patriotic in our eyes. Of...
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Turska
Mar 30, 2014

Lincoln Memorial

Monument was built to honor the 16th President of the United States.The exterior of the Memorial echoes a classic Greek temple and features Yule marbleThe interior of the Memorial is divided into...
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aphrodyte
Feb 23, 2014

Iconic memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is an iconic memorial to visit not only for its homage to a significant historical figure but also for its significance as a place where numerous momentous speeches and...
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albaaust
Jan 07, 2014

Memorial to Abraham Lincoln.

One of our greatest Presidents. Reviled by many, revered by many. I am ambivalent in these regards. He sealed his mission with his blood. I am particularly partial to the lively and surprising account...
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razorbacker
Sep 21, 2013

Lincoln Memorial

In recent news (summer 2013) a woman was arrested bc she threw green paint on to the Lincoln statue in the Lincoln Memorial. The Lincoln is now cleaned up and handsome as ever. At the Lincoln Memorial...
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staindesign
Aug 17, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Washington D.C.

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Georgetown

We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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Woodrow Wilson House

After he left office in 1921, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson retired to a beautiful house near what was to become Embassy Row. He lived there for 3 years until he passed way peacefully in February...
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