Best places: Monuments in Washington

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Lincoln Memorial
Monument
Parthenon-inspired tribute to Abraham Lincoln with a 19-ft. marble statue, murals & reflecting pool.
4.80 (48.4K reviews)
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Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Monument
Columned rotunda in the style of Rome's Pantheon on the man-made reservoir known as the Tidal Basin.
4.80 (10K reviews)
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Washington Monument
Monument
Landmark obelisk rising from the National Mall that honors America's first president.
4.70 (20.9K reviews)
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Peace Monument
Monument
Completed in 1878, this elegant statue pays tribute to naval officers who died during the Civil War.
4.80 (591 reviews)
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Washington Monument Grounds
National reserve
Outdoor theater & a friendship garden in parkland surrounding the landmark Washington Monument.
4.80 (449 reviews)
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Southwest Waterfront Park
Park
👍👍 This is a little-known treasure in SW Washington, DC. It was a gift from the women and children of the Titanic to the men, most of whom died, who chose to stay aboard the sinking ship to make room in the life boats for women to children. This inspiring and elegant memorial is located beside the Wash...
4.70 (332 reviews)
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Vietnam Women's Memorial
Historical landmark
V-shaped black granite monument inscribed with the names of nearly 60,000 Vietnam War dead & MIA.
4.80 (149 reviews)
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Garfield Monument
Historical landmark
😐 Found on the Capital grounds near the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial and Capital Reflecting Pool is the Statue of former President James Garfield, who was unfortunately assassinated in 1881 after just a few months in office. The statue was sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward in 1887, who also notably cre...
4.60 (205 reviews)
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Titanic Memorial
Memorial
👍 The Titanic Memorial may be the least known memorial in Washington, DC and one of the smallest. If you're a tourist, I wouldn't go out of your way to visit it, BUT if you're a local, you should. Here's why: 1) It's on the waterfront. It's in SW DC beyond the new District Wharf right next to Fort Mc...
4.50 (296 reviews)
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American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
War memorial
Dedicated to disabled veterans, this granite & glass monument features a flame & a reflecting pool.
4.70 (135 reviews)
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Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument
National museum
Tours of this landmark on Capitol Hill showcase artifacts from the historic National Woman’s Party.
4.60 (125 reviews)
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Jefferson Pier Stone
Monument
👍 Often, tourists and locals alike are distracted by the bigger name memorials and monuments like the Lincoln Memorial or the Washington Monument. However, Washington, D.C. is sprinkled with small markers and memorials significant to the country's history. A small stone behind the Washington Monument...
4.70 (92 reviews)
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Taras Shevchenko
Monument
👍👍 At the crossroads, you could find this small green yard with strong atmosphere of Bard of Ukraine. It's impressive how his words sound in English - you feel the rhyme and strength.
4.70 (91 reviews)
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Rochambeau Statue
Historical landmark
👍👍 Rochambeau Statue and Memorial is a monument to French nobleman and General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, who was a key commander of the French forces who assisted the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The monument is located on the waterfront in King P...
4.70 (78 reviews)
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General Tadeusz Kościuszko Statue
Monument
👍👍 Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko (Andrew Thaddeus Bonaventure Kosciuszko;[note 1] February 4 or 12, 1746 – October 15, 1817) was a Polish-Lithuanian military engineer, statesman, and military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States.[3][4] He fough...
4.80 (65 reviews)
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Taft Memorial Carillon
Monument
👍👍 Visited today. The memorial is to Sen. Robert Taft not his father President William Taft. Robert severed in the Senate from 1936 to 1953. The memorial s north side inscription reads "If we wish to make democracy permanent in this country, let us abide by the fundamental principles laid down in the C...
4.30 (58 reviews)
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Daniel Webster Memorial
Monument
😠 Daniel GROWLED at me!!!! That is such a disgusting thing to do. HE SCREAMED AND YELLED.
3.80 (34 reviews)
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