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Bartholdi Park, Washington DC

Bartholdi Park - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Bartholdi Park
100 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington DC, DCMap
+1 202 225 8333
Neighborhood: National Mall
Overview

Part of the United States Botanical Gardens, Bartholdi Park is named after famous French sculptor, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi who is best known for designing the Statue of Liberty. Bartholdi also created other famous monuments such as the neo-classical fountain situated in the center of the park. Detailed and exquisitely-designed gardens surround the majestic fountain as it stands between two walking paths. The fountain was one of the first monuments in the country that used gas lamps to illuminate the structure at night which caused it to become a popular attraction for many visitors. Since its creation in 1932, the structure has be restored multiple times to ensure its quality and the park was named after the sculptor in 1985. The park is open dusk til dawn daily.

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