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Lincoln Memorial

Monument / Landmark and Historic Site
Southwest Washington, Washington
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  • Douglas Z.
    "Beautiful to sit on the steps in the wee morning hours"(34 Tips)
    Darryl J.
    "his speech"(21 Tips)
    Michael J.
    "Fun Fact: 87 stairs from Reflective Pool to Lincoln Memorial"(16 Tips)
    Elizabeth B.
    "Fun to visit and you can bike around the national mall."(10 Tips)
410 Tips and reviews
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  • reflection pool
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  • Dirk B.
    Dirk Beckel5 days ago
    Not only visit the inside of the memorial, also take your time to walk around.
  • Jeffery J.
    Great Memorial!!!
  • Jeffery J.
    This is a great memorial of honest Abe!!!
  • Elizabeth B.
    Fun to visit and you can bike around the national mall. I enjoyed the grandeur of this and faint memories of my trip during middle school. trying to find the typo in future in the Gettysburg address!
  • Candice W.
    Spectacular view and statue.
  • Joseph G.
    The Lincoln Memorial and all the sights at the National Mall are worth taking the time to see if you go to Washington DC.
  • Sandro D.
    A must see!
  • Jim L.
    Jim LindeApril 16
    Been here 5+ times
    Lots to do.
  • Erik G.
    Erik GrayApril 14
    Nighttime viewing is awesome.
  • S
    SApril 14
    Relaxing place, after appreciating Lincoln's sculpture is a great place to sit and enjoy the sunset or just to relax
  • Dave L.
    Dave LazApril 10
    Try to avoid crowds if ever possible. Super crowded.
  • Amy L.
    Amy LeighMarch 21
    Great place to bring the kids, lots of walking. Memorials great to visit
  • Vegletta L.
    Beautiful place to rest once you've toured every thing around it. These steps are brutal tho!!!
  • Doug W.
    Doug WMarch 1
    No matter how many times I've been here it always feels surreal.
  • Danny P.
    Danny PayneFebruary 28
    My favorite location in DC
  • Sierra B.
    Sierra BarkdollFebruary 1
    Always one of the most beautiful memorials. Def a must see at the national mall
  • Bikabout
    BikaboutJanuary 27
    So chilling to see Lincoln at night, but be prepared for crowds in the summer. Travel guide -
  • Asher S.
    Did you know there's a museum beneath the monument? There's a ground level entrance to the left of the steps, or an elevator down from the top!
  • Stephanie H.
    Stephanie HDecember 17, 2016
    Favorite monument in DC. Go at night when the crowd dies - it's majestic.
  • Kiley K.
    Kiley KDecember 10, 2016
    Very cool and interesting to look at there is lots to see
  • Ed D.
    Ed DennisNovember 30, 2016
    It is awe inspiring, majestic.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NilgesNovember 20, 2016
    Inspiring, mesmerizing. Absolutely worth the visit.
  • Shawn C.
    Shawn CallahanNovember 19, 2016
    Don't forget to read the Gettysburg Address, one of the most famous speeches ever spoken. It's on the left as you come in. Notice how it's written as a story. Lincoln was famous as a storyteller.
  • Kenny T.
    Kenny TNovember 7, 2016
    Amazing place for a view of the reflecting pool and some amazing quotes. Bike drop off close by
  • Laura R.
    Laura RamirezNovember 5, 2016
    My first time here and it's great me and my friends loved it here so pretty much it's a big park and the museums and other history things to take pictures of are close by
  • Rafal
    RafalNovember 4, 2016
    On of the best city landmarks in the USA
  • Carmen Y.
    Carmen YépizOctober 25, 2016
    Beautiful, with a great view. Usually a little bit crowded, but is nice anyway.
  • David W.
    David WeathersbyOctober 21, 2016
    Iconic and always busy.
  • Simona O.
    Simona OzomováOctober 7, 2016
    Still breathtaking. It took just 1 year to finish the massive statue!
  • IAM H.
    IAM HUTCHSeptember 29, 2016
    The memorial itself was awesome.
  • Tom M.
    Tom M.September 22, 2016
    Awesome, Lincoln rocks
  • Guillodf
    GuillodfSeptember 18, 2016
    The Memorial by itself, the view, but over all what it represents !!! Amazing !!!
  • Tom C.
    Tom CoatesSeptember 17, 2016
    It's just a stunning place, both for the statue and building but also from the view when you leave of the Washington Monument.
  • Nolan T.
    Nolan ThompsonAugust 25, 2016
    If you are ever in DC it's a must stop. It's a beautiful place at sunset.
  • Carlos A.
    Carlos AltahonaAugust 23, 2016
    If you like American history, you must go to the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Renne H.
    Renne HuAugust 12, 2016
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 翁July 12, 2016
    Awesome & remarkable historic site
  • Diana T.
    Diana TearpockJuly 7, 2016
    Finally back here after several years.
  • Jon-Paul J.
    Jon-Paul JonesJune 25, 2016
    Lots of construction happening around the memorial. I went with my mom and she had a hard time with the steps. We found out afterward their is an elevator to the left of the stairs
  • Skifchik
    SkifchikJune 4, 2016
    He gave freedom to the Americans, and they do not forget it!
  • Carleana D.
    Carleana DelacruzJune 1, 2016
    My little Lincoln historians loved the Lincoln memorial! Big smiles!!
  • Maryam A.
    If your a toursit in dc area it wouldent make sense not visting this place.
  • Christine H.
    Christine HaApril 25, 2016
    Famous monument for photo op & reflection.
  • Ben S.
    Ben SApril 21, 2016
    Eat lunch on the steps and enjoy the view.
  • Scott D.
    Scott D.March 30, 2016
    Sit on the steps and reflect on freedom and democracy
  • Melani R.
    Melani RobinsonMarch 27, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Come Wednesday mornings at 5:30 or 6:30 for a great workout and awesome people!
  • Babo B.
    Babo BubyMarch 26, 2016
    Very crowded but worth going there!
  • Tim S.
    Tim S-LMarch 21, 2016
    a lot darker at night than the jefferson
  • Hind B.
    Hind BugshanMarch 21, 2016
    Best photo shots place, but gets crowded in weekends and no good chance to have a space to set.
  • Kurt H.
    Kurt HaaMarch 13, 2016
    Beautiful view! A must to see in DC
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed AlyousefMarch 1, 2016
    Awesome place recommend for anyone visit DC
  • Julia L.
    Julia Lord NickleFebruary 28, 2016
    Best view of the Washington monument
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicFebruary 21, 2016
    The marble for this monument comes from Marble, CO.
  • Bill M.
    Bill MichaelsFebruary 6, 2016
    The best landmark in DC ! Wonderful monument located at the best spot !
  • Emmanuel G.
    Emmanuel GalvanJanuary 23, 2016
  • Tony B.
    Tony BarbozaJanuary 22, 2016
    Lincoln memorial
  • Jesse G.
    Jesse GuzmanJanuary 18, 2016
    Definitely a memorial to visit and take pictures
  • Sam O.
    Sam OdenJanuary 15, 2016
    Check out the exhibits downstairs
  • Celina M.
    Celina MendozaJanuary 4, 2016
    Many movies were filmed here. Enjoy the view.
  • SPQR
    SPQRDecember 27, 2015
    History at its finest
  • Ellen S.
    Ellen S. P.December 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    You can go around the back from the top of the steps to see a great view of Arlington Memorial Bridge.
  • Aditya A.
    Aditya AmbadkarDecember 24, 2015
    Go in the evening and look at the reflection pond the view of George Washington memorial is magical
  • jeyo
    jeyoDecember 14, 2015
    The history is breath taking. No matter how prepared you think you are, you will be in awe.
  • J. T.
    J. T.December 13, 2015
    Wow! Just absolutely incredible! A must see!
  • Peter d.
    Peter den HartogNovember 30, 2015
  • Mary N.
    Mary NamestnikNovember 28, 2015
    The monument is absolutely beautiful during the nighttime and much less crowded, see it under the lights!
  • Betony K.
    Betony KellyNovember 24, 2015
    Very moving - based on a Greco Roman temple design.
  • Steve S.
    Steve SillNovember 13, 2015
    Feels like a holy shrine, in awe of the man.
  • Chamila U.
    Chamila UdukumburaNovember 9, 2015
    Dawn is the best time to visit here. If that's a full moon day then it's perfect
  • Jakub D.
    Jakub DubravčíkNovember 8, 2015
    Just great :) The Americans make probably the best memorials in the world.
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaNovember 8, 2015
    Massive building
  • Thanasis
    ThanasisNovember 2, 2015
  • Joe C.
    Joe CooperNovember 1, 2015
    Favorite memorial in DC. Absolutely beautiful.
  • c c.
    c contrerasOctober 28, 2015
    Abraham Lincoln Memorial
  • Meghan P.
    Meghan PrattOctober 12, 2015
    You can see the entire national mall from here and Lincoln is gigantic
  • Paula F.
    Paula FreireOctober 8, 2015
    Too crowded, but it is a great place to go.
  • Ance K.
    Ance KalejaSeptember 19, 2015
    A must in washington dc! Go early so there are less people around!
  • Julyane L.
    Julyane LimaSeptember 6, 2015
    Must go de Washington!
  • Nawan G.
    Nawan GyaltsenAugust 29, 2015
    Awesome monument to Lincoln and view of the Washington Monument
  • James C.
    James CAugust 29, 2015
    Absolute must see in Washington DC.
  • Matt S.
    Matt SmallAugust 23, 2015
    The history, sights and architecture.
  • DM
    DMJuly 25, 2015
    Very overcrowded. Tooooo much tourists over the year, but it's worth seeing it.
  • Nikki B.
    Nikki BrowneJuly 23, 2015
    The Memorial has amazing words of wisdom #preech
  • Lydia S.
    Awesome views and amazing memorial!
  • Jacob F.
    Jacob FordJuly 12, 2015
    At the top of the pedestal on either side of the main staircase you’ll find Big Steps. Sit on them, stare from Lincoln to Washington, and think about one thing you love deeply.
  • Brett G.
    Brett GarwoodJuly 11, 2015
    A powerful tribute to one of the greatest leaders this country has ever seen.
  • Alina H.
    Alina HBJuly 6, 2015
    Great place! Go right in the sunset for great pictures, dont forget comfortable shoes and tons of water.
  • Nick J.
    Nick JordanJuly 5, 2015
    If it weren't for all the people, this place would be perfect.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DavisJune 23, 2015
    Go at night. It's so pretty.
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KlinkerJune 22, 2015
    Sights across the mall, backside of the memorial looking into Arlington
  • Katie W.
    Katie WillardJune 21, 2015
    Don't climb on Lincoln's lap. You think I wouldn't have to say it, but...
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUJune 19, 2015
    Hey, there, Honest Abe. What's up? Read more
  • Wael J.
    Wael JariJune 14, 2015
    Take a nap at midday.
  • Island Bruin
    Island BruinJune 11, 2015
    Walk all the way around and you can get some quiet time away from the crowds. Taxis are easy to find, way more than Jefferson Memorial
  • Rice L.
    Rice LiuJune 5, 2015
    Awesome view of the national mall!
  • Maria
    MariaJune 3, 2015
    Must see in DC.
  • Britt A.
    Britt AntonyMay 30, 2015
    Good ol' Honest Abe
  • Simmi H.
    Amazing garden and reflection pool before the stairs to the monument. Beautiful statue of Lincoln!!
  • Samantha T.
    Samantha TovMay 16, 2015
    Love the Lincoln memorial center.
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea MartinezMay 14, 2015
    Imposing monument , breathtaking sunset view ! ❤️
  • Alexandre F.
    Não tem nada de mais. É só um obelisco. Mas já que está aqui...
  • Vanessa B.
    Vanessa BernerJanuary 28
    Lindo edifício
  • По Всему Миру Б.
    Памятник как памятник.круто наверное когда тебе все равно что ты памятник😁
  • Ihor S.
    Ihor ShevchenkoNovember 6, 2016
    Красиве місце, вражає!
  • Clau C.
    Clau CortesSeptember 27, 2016
    Una de las vistas más emblematicas de la ciudad, en mi opinión vale la pena verlo de día y de noche :D
  • Jérémie H.
    Jérémie HUCHETSeptember 10, 2016
    Très beau à voir et un grand classique à Washington !
  • ✨layda P.
    ✨layda Pino✨September 7, 2016
    Lo he visto en tantos documentales y películas que estar en vivo es otra cosa !!! Fascinada !!
  • Maria
    MariaAugust 31, 2016
    Прикольно присесть отдохнуть на мраморных теплых ступеньках!:)
  • Fabio d.
    Fabio de LizMarch 9, 2016
    Lindo! Emocionante!
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliMarch 8, 2016
    pemandangan terindah kat sini laa
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliMarch 8, 2016
    tugu peringatan batu zaman dulu
  • Marc D.
    Marc DupuyFebruary 4, 2016
    Un monument superbe à visiter !
  • Veronika B.
    Veronika BorodkoDecember 9, 2015
    Очень хорошее место
  • Alexandre M.
    Alexandre MartineliDecember 6, 2015
    Vale a visita!!! Memorável!!! Varias cenas de filmes foram feitas nesse cenário!!!
  • Germán S.
    Germán SanchezOctober 18, 2015
    La vista, con el monumento a Washington de fondo, es maravillosa.
  • Káren D.
    Káren DallaCostaOctober 5, 2015
    Símbolo! Lugar lindo!
  • Fabian M.
    Fabian MoraSeptember 29, 2015
    Impresionante lugar. Como exaltan los gabachos a sus iconos
  • Iván
    IvánSeptember 23, 2015
    Se ve mejor de noche y tienes una vista muy buena de la "mirror pool".
  • Zé Renato C.
    Zé Renato CellaAugust 23, 2015
    Muito bonito!
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