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Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Lincoln Memorial
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle Northwest, Washington, DC 20037Map
+1 202 426 6841
Neighborhood: National Mall
Overview

Located at the west end of the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial is a principal landmark of the city. It offers magnificent views of the city from several vantage points. Daniel Chester French's 19-foot (5.7-meter) statue of Lincoln seated and deep in thought, along with the carved text of the Gettysburg Address, provides a glimpse into a weighty period of American history. The 36 Doric columns represent the number of states in the union at the time of Lincoln's death. Go at night for much lighter crowds.

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  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Arlington Cemetery
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