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4 weeks ago
19 Jun 2019
“Tour bus stop”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I briefly stopped here when I noticed a stage being set-up and several tents with people organizing some handouts. Learned that the Special Event was for the Cure of Children Cancer that starts at 6:45 p.m. during my visit. I looked around and read some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

We stopped here quite briefly on our tour. I would recommend bringing your camera and taking some pictures.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 13 January 2019

This place is named in honour of Martin Luther King, Jr., and was opened in 1980. It is a Modernist plaza set on a raised terrace platform and separated from the surrounding streets by a series of steps, Freedom is so significant to the original...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Beautiful space open for all purposes, cutural exhibitions, protest, counter protest, and many other activities. After all, the name is "freedom plaza". I enjoy coming to this plaza when there is no other activities because this is the area of the city you can see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We stayed across the street from this cute little memorial plaza. There was a counter protest the day I was there. The plaza was full of peaceful demonstrators. Freedom Plaza seemed to be an appropriate place to meetup to exercise Freedom of Speech and opposition.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deana M
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked through Freedom Plaza as it was near our hotel. There were a few cool inscriptions in the pavement and the US Seal. Otherwise, the main thing I noted was the disgusting smell of port-a-potties sitting on the edge of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank William W
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Freedom Plaza does not stand out as you pass by, a low level concrete and stone area, which is an officially approved area for skateboarding. There is an equestrian statue at one end and plaques. However, historically it is where the Martin Lither King freedom...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The plaza is full of polished granite that carry a famous quotes for an old famous American people from all eras.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Another beautiful location in Washington. It is nothing spectacular but is well worth a visit to take a photo or to soak up the architecture of the Captial.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Goldkam
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A very open park just off The Ellipse in front of The White House. Lots of skateboarding and bustling traffic. There are a great many etchings of famous historical quotes in the plaza granite, but seems few notice. There is also a bronze statue of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LSUTraveller
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