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Mount Vernon Place

Washington Monument

Historic Site
Mount Vernon, Baltimore
  • J R.
    "$6 to climb up for a great view of the city!"(9 Tips)
    Baltimore Maryland M.
    "Take the 228 steps to the top for an amazing view of the city."(6 Tips)
    Baltimore Maryland
    "first monument to George Washington"(7 Tips)
    Rachel L.
    "Awesome views"(9 Tips)
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  • Asha I.
    Asha IsMay 25, 2016
    Did the climb to the top.The views are not that breath-taking. Ive seen similar views in other buildings. If you're not a firefighter, you thighs will hate you in the morning, lol
  • Baltimore Maryland M.
    Located in the heart of Mt. Vernon, this was the first monument to George Washington. Take the 228 steps to the top for an amazing view of the city.
  • Mount Vernon Place
    Mount Vernon PlaceJuly 15, 2015
    The Washington Monument is open. Please visit our website to learn more about hours and visiting and to reserve your time to climb to the top.
  • N ~.
    N ~September 1, 2015
    One of Baltimor's historical sights. Down the street are many restaurants and cafes. You can have a lovely walk to the inner harbor.
  • Baltimore Maryland
    Baltimore MarylandJuly 21, 2010
    Climbing the 228 steps to the top of the first monument to George Washington provides an excellent view of the city from historic Mount Vernon where it is located.
  • Brandon L.
    Brandon LawsonFebruary 28, 2015
    While the monument is under restoration it inspired me to make a thread of the work being done.
  • Jessica G.
    Jessica GoonApril 3, 2012
    Right across from the venue and just a block from the hotel. Climb to the top for $1! Open 10am - 5pm
    HISTORYMay 21, 2010
    This massive pillar was commenced in 1815 and completed in 1829. It is the first monument dedicated to the “Father of our Country." There are 228 steps to the top.
  • Derek F.
    Climb is fun, but views are so-so. Have to appreciate the history nonetheless!
  • J R.
    J RodriguezNovember 9, 2015
    $6 to climb up for a great view of the city!
  • Baltimore Maryland
    Baltimore MarylandNovember 9, 2011
    Baltimore’s aglow for the holiday season with the official lighting of the Washington Monument, which features an evening of choir performances, strolling entertainment, & more Dec 1, 2011 5:30 - 8pm.
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LMarch 21
    You can climb to the top! Awesome views
  • Bew R.
    Bew RadleyDecember 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the lighted Monument at night. Take a few friends, a camera and some hot apple cider.
  • John M.
    Cool 😎 You can see the George Peabody library and then he monument.
  • Stina P.
    Stina P.March 17, 2016
    climb 227 steps to the top for interesting mini views of the city
  • Emilee R.
    Emilee RomanoDecember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Mount Vernon Place celebrates the holiday season with the *40th* annual lighting of the Washington Monument Dec 1 at 5:30 pm
  • Emilee R.
    Emilee RomanoDecember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The 40th annual lighting of the Washington Monument happens from 5:30 - 8:00 pm in Mt. Vernon on December 1st. Stay for fireworks afterward.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BoyleJune 5, 2011
    Notice the slight color difference between the top an bottom? Construction was put on hold during the Civil War.
  • Tracy G.
    Tracy GoldMay 27, 2012
    Check out the Baltimore bike party the last Friday every month. Meet at 7!
  • Mohd Rohaizad K.
    The Monument of George Washington.
  • Baltimore
    BaltimoreSeptember 21, 2011
    Voted Best Local Landmark by City Paper Readers for Best of Baltimore 2011
  • Leandro L.
    Leandro LageraOctober 7, 2016
    Best landmark in the city
  • Chrissy N.
    Chrissy NickelNovember 30, 2014
    I love the Christmas lighting
  • Yolanda A.
    Yolanda AllenDecember 23, 2011
    Great place try fall to visit
  • Bryan R.
    Bryan RamosNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to come on Dec 1 for the lighting ceremony
  • Emilee R.
    Emilee RomanoDecember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Enjoy the *40th* annual lighting of the Washington Monument December 1 at 5:30.
  • Idus D.
    Idus DavisSeptember 15
    227 steps sounds a lot easier from the bottom looking up.
  • Jacqui A.
    Jacqui AustinApril 28, 2013
    The steps were closed so no access...
  • Amnesty International B.
    Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
  • John P.
    John PowerJuly 3, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    ReOpened to public Independence Day 2015 on two hundred year anniversary.
  • ceon c.
    ceon ceonJanuary 4, 2012
    love this place
  • Esther E.
    Esther EarnestJanuary 24, 2012
  • Greg S.
    Greg SylviaMay 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Climb for great views of downtown Baltimore.
  • Reynald D.
    Reynald DizonMay 26, 2013
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  • Tracy B.
    Tracy BeaverJuly 22, 2013
    Too bad we can't go up, under construction.
  • ariv w.
    ariv wichaksonoOctober 10, 2010
    awesome... :p
  • Stacey W.
    Stacey WebbJune 27, 2010
    Watch fireworks from the mall.
  • Fred E.
    Fred EspinaJanuary 20, 2011
    It's an obelisk
  • Ericka A.
    Ericka AlstonDecember 4, 2009
    it's beginning to look a lot like xmas!
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa SeixasMarch 6, 2016
    Borá esquiar...!
  • Allen D.
    Allen DirkDecember 8, 2010
    mumpung ada disini.......belajar sejarah dlu dh....hehehehhe
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