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National Mall

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Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
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+1 202-426-6841
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two...

Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.

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US$85.00*
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Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC
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Small-Group Tour of the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art
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Congressional Tour of US Capitol and Major Monuments via Mini Coach

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Must See DC

Take your time as there's so much to see. Stop by every memorial especially the Vietnam Memorial. The scope of it is sobering. Great, must see D.C.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Take your time as there's so much to see. Stop by every memorial especially the Vietnam Memorial. The scope of it is sobering. Great, must see D.C.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most wonderful experiences in my life, The Mall is absolutely a must when visiting DC. I was lucky to visit it in a sunny, though chilling, day and we spend about 10 hours there moving from monument to monument, enjoying the interesting mini guided tour of the volunteers at each station. Leaflets are provided for every sectuon... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The National Mall is one of the top things to do when you're in DC. Most of the big museums are on it, the most recognisable memorials and the White House is a stones throw away (but don't throw stones at the White House). Public restrooms are located at the Lincoln Memorial (no screening) and every museum has some (with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The quintessential place that must not be missed when one's in Washington DC. Most if not all the major attractions including the smithsonian museums are nearby. Great photo opportunities. Please don't miss the national mall when you're in DC.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Smithsonian's line your way and the crowning glory are the memorials and the phenomenal grandeur of our country.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only had two days in DC, so I had to fit in what I could for my short time. From another TripAdvisor review, I went to the National Mall and saw the monuments and memorials, plus the Holocaust Museum. I started at the Washington Monument, then went to the WWII Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

National Mall is a must do while visiting DC. There are so many things surrounding the Mall that you can take part in - museums, monuments, Capitol, etc., Lots of walking, so be prepared.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The centre of a 2-3 day trip to DC, WALK between buildings, explore the smithsonian and all it has to offer. Easy access from metro at several stations. Enjoy on a great day.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some bucket list items are just to say we been there. Well during snow storm Stella we visited DC and since Cherry Blossoms were off the itinerary we decided to brave the wind and cold near the Washington Monument. While I now admit I must have had a hole in my head, I certainly dont have a hole in my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is so much history and encouraging stories to learn about walking around the National Mall. Coming from California, just the architecture is breathtaking. Although all the sights are next to each other, I ended up walking more than 10 miles a day because there is just so much to see and do! The Smithsonian metro stop is a great... More 

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