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Lincoln Memorial

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Address: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
Phone Number: +1 202-426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$25.00*
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Washington DC National Mall Evening Walking Tour
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Morning DC Small-Group Bus Tour
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DC Monuments and Memorials Private Pedicab Tour

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Lincoln Memorial - very memorable

As an Australian, President Lincoln was someone very well known from my understanding of that era in the U.S. We visited as part of our stay in Washington, going around the... read more

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Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As an Australian, President Lincoln was someone very well known from my understanding of that era in the U.S. We visited as part of our stay in Washington, going around the National Mall and all the touristy things you do. I think because we visited the memorial quite early in the morning we got lucky. It was a beautiful clear,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best way to see - take a bus tour. Unlimited hop on & off let you see a lot. Plan ahead and work with map.

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Thank gala2716
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the trolley tour from Union Station. It was Monuments by moon light. The Lincoln Memorial looks so magical at night and you can see the Washington Monument in the reflection pool. The Korean War memorial was ghostly at night and the soldiers looked so real!! You get a different perspective at night. The trolley driver was very knowledable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I wouldn't have gone if I didn't have two children with me, but I am so glad I did. Although I have seen countless photos, you really can't appreciate the magnitude of it unless you go in person. I particularly loved the inscription for Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a lot bigger than I thought and the speeches written on both sides of the memorial are memorable.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quick stop with my 10 year old and really wanted her to experience this. She loved it & it was especially beautiful (&I not crowded) in the evening.

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Thank Penny C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's good built memorial, every body should visit there, and must study sth about Lincoln then would enjoy the tour.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for all ages. Can get crowded with tour groups. Located at the western end of the National Mall, about two miles walking distance from the U.S. Capitol building. Nearest metro stations are Foggy Bottom and Smithsonian.There is a ramp located on the southeast corner at street level to the basement of the memorial, where an elevator to the statue... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to get some good photos, go there on a weekday before 9am. I was there yesterday and it wasn't crowded. By 9am, tour groups started showing up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Memorial is very impressive itself but the views from the memorial are even more impressive. You will have the national mall on your palm.

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