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Washington Monument

115 locals recommend
About this place
The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. The 555-foot, 5-1/8" marble obelisk honors the nation's founding father George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory, and then became the nation's first president under the Constitution.
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2 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20024
Phone+1 202-426-6841
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:00 AM
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Tips from locals

May 13, 2019
I had to put this in under "Washington Monument" But this is for ALL OF DC'S MONUMENTS. They are all better at night!!! As long as the weather is nice trust me when i say visiting these sites at night is a truely beautiful site to behold.
April 28, 2019
The National Mall is one of the most picturesque areas of the city, highlighted by the towering Washington Monument in the center, and lined with several commemorative monuments. Even if you are in town only for a short trip, this is a must-visit stop for any first-time visitor.
April 11, 2019
Right in the center of the National Mall, which is runs several miles through central Washington, this is home to the national monuments, the Smithsonian museums, and touches the South end of the White House. The Capitol is on the East end, the Lincoln Memorial is the West, and the Washington…