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National Mall

Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
+1 202-426-6841
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Open area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Checked this out on my site seeing walk about nice place to sit and relax great views in both directions

Thank ScottPatten
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked from Lincoln through all the memorials and ended at the Smithsonian Metro stop. Even on a hot day there is plenty of shade. Not too crowded at this time of year, very nice to see everything in person. Definitely inspiring to see where...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It took us 3 days to walk round the mall. Started at the Jefferson Monument then walked to most memorials in the Mall. Iconic sights include the Lincoln Memorial and the view from there toward the US Capitol Building with the Reflecting pool and Washington...More

Thank DaveHen
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the national mall with all the monuments and sites to see along the way from monuments to gardens and just a nice walk. We were able to do all the monuments in one day starting a around 0900- around 5:00pm see our other...More

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The National Mall is such a great historical space filled with monuments and memorials. You have to take some type of tour to get all the details! We opted for a Segway tour to save from the already miles we'd been walking and it was...More

Thank Garrett H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love all the museums, which are free BTW. Whatever your interests, you will find something to love. The Capital at one end, the Washington Monument on the other. All within walking distance, although I suggest sneakers. Stay a week to see all of it. Three...More

Thank ekathleenkelly
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved this place. It’s so iconic and a wonderful walk full of picture opportunities. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, there’s a lot of walking! A must see.

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the last part of a long visual axis starting on the opposite side of the potomac river, going past the Lincoln Memorial, the mirror basin, the ww2 Memorial park and Washington Monument ... the wide fields of the National Mall recalling greek and...More

Thank Travellingesther
Reviewed 3 days ago

We started from the Capitol and strolled down the Mall. Beautiful buildings all the way down all the museum's where you could spend days visiting, we just spent our afternoon walking, past the Washington memorial towards the different war memorials. I recommend doing it this...More

1  Thank Gaye N
Reviewed 4 days ago

I never knew how long this was in person!! WOW, we walked it and I felt all the past gatherings, Civil Rights, Presidents, MMM, etc. It gives you a sense of aw.

Thank Matthew M
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking all along the Mall it can be quite hectic to try to find a spot. There are plenty parking garages on the streets of DC that intersect the mall. Now depending on where you are staying, there are... More
David N
14 July 2017|
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Response from Marrei24 | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning a trip to the capital building, they have a great cafeteria there with great selections, tons of seating, prices reasonable for the location. This was a tip I got on TA and it was a huge help. We ate a... More
22 April 2017|
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Response from Tachermoyen | Reviewed this property |
Hello one day will be tough but honestly with a good weather the walking is great. I would recommend walking from Lincoln memorial all the way to capitol. There are plenty of museums but appreciating the whole architecture... More