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“Enormous”
Review of National Mall

National Mall
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US$69,00*
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Moonlit Motor Coach Tour of the National Mall...
Ranked #22 of 488 things to do in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea how enormous the National Mall was. I thought I could walk it all easily in a day, but not possible! Especially with kids. I wish we would have taken a trolley or bus instead of the metro to see all the monuments. It would have been more efficient and inexpensive!

Thank Summerlover00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to go. I like to just go and walk around and feel the history and smoke a cigar!! There's so much there it'll take a few days just to get it all in. Well worth it.

Thank E1987QLjohnc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to kill time before the train, so I walked around this area for a few hours. I found a quiet bench for n the shade and was able to enjoy the breeze and people watch. Very peaceful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mall is lined with museums and monuments that honor presidents and heroes. Allow time to walk to many of the sites near and around the Lincoln Memorial.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite walk is to go from the White House and then make my way around each of the monuments, especially at night. Most of the monuments are well lit and have fewer tourists when visited at night. It's great to take a stroll around and enjoy each monument with some quite time to reflect. The quotes are lovely and always inspiring and it is very inspiring to see all of the architecture. It's worth being the typical tourist to wander around and soak up all that is the Mall. Even as a local I would go here once a week just to take a deep breath and be a part of something so grand.

Thank Julie J
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