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    • 9.6
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      2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW), Washington
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      • John C.

        John C. • April 13, 2015Great to watch the sunset and people watch. Make sure to grab a spot in the steps at least an hour before sunset. Sunrise is beautiful too.

    • 9.6
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      100 Lenfant Plz SW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW), Washington
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      • Guillodf

        Guillodf • September 18, 2016Beautiful spot in Washington, great view of DC, very well kept, Illumination during the night is amazing!! You need a ticket to enter into the monument.

    • 9.5
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      1750 Independence Ave SW (at 17th St SW), Washington
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      • Kiley K.

        Kiley K. • December 10, 2016Really amazing place to see sunsets and sunrises. Lots of history,great design and great fountains

    • 9.3
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      1850 W Basin Drive SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington
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      • Hauoli P.

        Hauoli P. • May 11, 2013Spectacular and impressive. This man changed my life. Make sure you follow around the lake to the FDR Memorial.

    • 9.3
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      5 Henry Bacon Dr NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington
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      • jeyo

        jeyo • December 14, 2015This is a quiet space of reflection. You can feel the weight of history here, and even still see its impact with flowers laid about the monument.

    • 9.3
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      10 Daniel French Dr SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington
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      • Mike B.

        Mike B. • October 4, 2014Best time to view this monument is at dusk. Very powerful. 🇺🇸

    • 9.2
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      W Potomac Park (btwn Lincoln & World War II Memorials), Washington
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      • Markus T.

        Markus T. • December 14, 2014Great place to bike to! Lots of history surrounds this spot. Accessible to Capital Bikeshare station. Also, within biking distance of Arlington, which is right across the bridge.

    • 8.8
      Landmark
      701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington
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      • Melissa P.

        Melissa P. • October 15, 2012A great place to eat lunch. Lots of people watching, and the fountains make for a very calming and reenergizing lunch break.

    • 8.8
      Landmark
      511 10th St NW (btwn F St NW & E St NW), Washington
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      • Joan E.

        Joan E. • February 3, 2013Before/theatre, dine at Bistro d'Oc across the street. Charming, family own & operated;excellent food, ambience, lovely wines. Soak up the history IN Theatre. Enjoy excellent productions.

    • 8.5
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      Analostan Island, Washington
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      • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

        Michelin Travel & Lifestyle • August 2, 2011You'll see a variety of wildlife, especially birds, on a peaceful walk through the woodlands and marshes here. Added bonus if you've brought your fishing pole, you can fish here, too! -- Green Guide

    • 8.4
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      27-49 Louisiana Ave NW (btw D St & New Jersey Ave NW), Washington
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      • Skye M.

        Skye M. • March 27, 2011Best in early spring when the trees are in bloom.

    • 8.2
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      400 Block of E St NW (E Street NW between 4th & 5th St NW), Washington
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      • Timothy C.

        Timothy C. • May 15, 2013Two name locator books are by state while two are by last name alphabetically. This will help you locate the officer you are looking for a lot quicker.

    • 9.3
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      1 DuPont Cir NW (at Connecticut Ave NW), Washington
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      • Wondering W.

        Wondering W. • April 2, 2016Relaxing spot! Nice for people viewing!😃

    • 9.3
      Government
      1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW), Washington
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      • Iulia O.

        Iulia O. • March 28, 2015That's the best place to see in Washington. The view is amazing and the gardens are beautiful.

    • 8.1
      Landmark
      1964 Independence Ave SW (in West Potomac Park), Washington
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      • DC Preservation League

        DC Preservation League • May 11, 2011Completed in 1931, the Peristyle Doric Temple was the first war memorial on the Mall, and lists all 499 DC residents who lost their lives in the war, regardless of their rank, race, or gender.

    • 8.0
      Landmark
      1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington
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      • David W.

        David W. • October 20, 2016Wonderful and sobering monument to civil war veterans.

    • 8.0
      Landmark
      1st St NW, Washington
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      • M Squared Real Estate

        M Squared Real Estate • August 20, 2011Grant's monument occupies the single most prominent location on the Capitol Grounds, directly over the reflecting pool.

    • 8.6
      Landmark
      2100 Constitution Ave NW, Washington
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      • Wrigley F.

        Wrigley F. • October 22, 2015There's a snack truck at Constitution and 22nd St. NW if you don't have snacks or drinks with you. Memorial is a nice pit stop to take a breather from museums.

    • 7.8
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      7th & H St NW, Washington
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      • Boxfire Press

        Boxfire Press • June 15, 2011Chinatown's Friendship Archway was a gift from DC's sister city, Beijing, and it's one of the largest single-span Chinese gates in the world. Don't forget to snap a pic.

    • 8.3
      Landmark
      3600 Prospect St NW, Washington
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      • Markus T.

        Markus T. • January 18, 2016A cool little landmark in Georgetown. Right next to the university, and close to the bridge.

    • 7.8
      Landmark
      3051 M St NW (btw 30th St NW & 31st St NW), Washington
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      • Candace P.

        Candace P. • June 30, 2013Garden is quiet and beautiful. Perfect for a picture!

    • 7.4
      Landmark
      516 10th St. NW (btw E & F St. NW), Washington
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      • Erik C.

        Erik C. • July 28, 2012This was short but informational museum it has Lincoln bed where he died. There was different levels of influential people and they Have Wilkes booth Escape route that u can walk through.

    • 7.3
      Landmark
      Lafayette Square, Washington
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      • IWalked Audio Tours

        IWalked Audio Tours • September 9, 2012Statue of Jackson astride horse, Sam Patch, saluting soldiers at Battle of New Orleans (1st major battle of War of 1812). Statue required 15 tons of bronze for construction. More site info via<LINK>.

    • 6.8
      Landmark
      East Basin Dr SW (in West Potomac Park), Washington
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      • Michael S.

        Michael S. • April 28, 2012Nice memorial to sit and enjoy the garden. Completely empty and forgotten though that also means its idyllic and somewhat peaceful.

    • 6.8
      Landmark
      14th St SW (btwn 12th & 14th), Washington
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      • Ken H.

        Ken H. • November 20, 2011good egg rolls at outdoor vendors

    • 6.3
      Landmark
      1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 12th St NW), Washington
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      • Ujji B.

        Ujji B. • December 22, 2010Best Indian Food on the go, been eating here for years & the Samosas are great! They usually have summer concerts/live musical artist but it is a touris site.

    • 5.9
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      15 Lenfant Plz SW, Washington
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      • Rachel M.

        Rachel M. • August 11, 2013The large, naked, man is a symbol for sheer moral and physical strength while the woman holding the flame is a symbol of enlightenment and knowledge.

    • ?
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      Washington
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    • ?
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      Rock Creek Church Rd NW & Upshur St NW, Washington
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      • Adventures 4The Cure

        Adventures 4The Cure • August 15, 2011Be here on 10/23 for DCCX - Presented by Family Bike Shop - Washington DC's Only Cyclocross Race! - Race #4 of the BikeReg.com MABRAcross Super 8 Series.

    • ?
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      83 Maryland Ave SW (1st St SW), Washington
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      • loran j.

        loran j. • May 16, 2015Not much of a monument compared to some of the others around, but stop by and see it.

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