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Lafayette Square

16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
+1 202-755-7798
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16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As I have been out of DC ofr 30 years, the changes have suprised me. Of course Lafayette park is still there with its beautiful historic statues and fountains. The difference is it is very clean now. No tents of homeless or drug users. I...More

Thank davideQ6492QE
Reviewed 1 week ago

The approach to view the back of the White House is via Lafayette Square, which has some pretty gardens and statues. One of note is Andrew Jackson, an American soldier and statesman, who served as the seventh President of the United States. Combine with a...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Washington, we stopped by Lafayette Square. We were quite surprised to see the square completely closed off by a chain link fence. I did find out that they are working on the landscaping in the park; so, the fence is just temporary. This...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here several times and every time it is great. I last walked through it in February after visiting St. John's Episcopal Church. The statue to Lafayette is iconic but it has several other great monuments in it as well. In addition it...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I was really excited to go since readying the Stone Cold Trilogy, great to see in person. I love all of Washington but it's just a park

Thank LPoole2014
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A nice place to walk around and read about the history and meaning of the statues. It has a great of the White House too.

Thank Tongansailor
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The second time my wife and I visited Washington, D.C., we stayed at the Hay-Adams Hotel at 16th and H Streets, directly across "the park" from the White House. "The park" is Lafayette Square, a seven-acre public park located directly north of the White House...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Beautiful park right next to the White House, but kinda of obscure to the hubbub of the White House. It has some beautiful statues honoring foreign nationals that help during the Revolution. Nice quiet park.

Thank Shipbird1969
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

If the park was anywhere else it would just be a kinda dirty park with a giant statue of Andrew Jackson. But it's right across from the White House so it's cool.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lafayette Square affords a beautiful view of the front of the White House. A nice place to meet up with friends or just sit on a bench and relax.

Thank Sharon S
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