National Mall

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  • Address: Washington D.C., United States, Washington D. C.
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2024266841
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Walking Area, Historical Site, Memorial, Monument, War Memorial, Family And Kids

National Mall - Review

The Banks of the Potomac River are graced with this two mile long stretch of land that holds some of the most important historic monuments of the USA. The place is full of amazing pieces of architecture where many years of history have been safeguarded in Washington D.C.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the National World War II Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial are all situated here. The magnitude of these war memorials is sure to leave you stunned. The Lincoln Memorial, The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial as well as the Jefferson Memorial also dot this place and are a reminder of the glorious personalities from the country’s past. The National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution building are noted among the many that grace this serene spot. The area is full of history and culture and a must visit for anyone planning a trip to Washington D.C.

National Mall Information

  • The area is vast and you will have to walk a lot so plan your footwear accordingly.
  • Be sure to see all the memorials since they are close together.
  • It is better reserve an entire day for this place.

How To reach National Mall by Public Transport

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Restaurants Near National Mall

  • Washington Hotel
  • Aria Pizzeria & Bar
  • Washington Restaurant Group Incorporated

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TripHobo Highlights for National Mall

  • National Mall Address: Washington D.C., United States, Washington D. C.
  • National Mall Contact Number: +1-2024266841
  • National Mall Timing: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • National Mall Price: Free
  • Time required to visit National Mall: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting National Mall

  • 81.22% of people who visit Washington D. C. include National Mall in their plan

  • 47.91% of people start their National Mall visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Mall

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

51.3% of people prefer walking in order to reach National Mall

People normally club together National Archives and National Air And Space Museum while planning their visit to National Mall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

National Mall Trips

National Mall, Washington D. C. Reviews

  • Wonderful opportunity for a 10K run in DC I came to Washington with my family (me, my wife and two kids 7,4). Early morning, I set out for a fun 10K in the national mall and had one of the nicest running experiences I’ve had so far. First, running from just behind Capitol Hill to the Lincoln monument and back is just below 10K, for a run that is mostly flat. Before sunrise , all buildings are well lit and there was an abundance of other runners doing the same thing. I’ve had great fun and even stopped my run midway to take pictures. Highly recommended for every runner visiting DC.

  • This is one of my most favorite places on the planet. Nowhere else have I ever experienced so many emotions. From the pride of being an American and all the amazing accomplishments our country has had, to the sorrow of the loss experienced in the wars we've participated in. I love the respect and reverence at all of the presidential memorials and the solemn atmosphere of honoring those who sacrificed everything at the war memorials. Whenever I have a chance, I take in a tour provided by our National Park Rangers. They're always so informative and interesting. My husband, adult daughter and I once took a walking tour of the memorials at night with a park ranger. We were the only ones on the tour, but our guide still took us all around and answered every question that we had. She spent nearly 2 hours with us. It was AMAZING! The fact that the NPS tours are always free is a huge bonus for everyone too. And when you see a ranger walking around, they're always open and excited to answer questions or share information about the area. I only wish there were more of them, especially in the off-season. If I were to recommend anywhere in the U.S. for someone to visit, to learn more about our country, Washington DC and the National Mall would be at the top of the list.

  • Took us the better part of a week to experience this amazing piece of land and we barely scratched the surface. If you're interested in American culture and history this place is great with a littering of museums, memorials and monuments. It also has a variation of other museums including the variety held by the Smithsonian society. I'd recommend taking AT LEAST two weeks to explore this place properly.

  • The national mall is one of my favorite places to go. There are so many museums to see and they are all free. Spend the day at the Smithsonian then when the doors close on all the galleries and museums go and walk the monuments. The Lincoln and Jefferson memorials after dark are beautiful. Stop. Read, really read, the words of these men. I hope you'll be as moved as I was.

  • What a beautiful attraction the National Mall is. I think every American, and indeed our kin from around the globe, should take the time and spend the funds to travel to this remarkable and constantly evolving national treasure. The Korean war memorial is a powerful visual, and the Lincoln memorial always gives me hope that, in the end, as a collective, we will make the choices that are right not only for out nation as an entity, but for how our country relates to the world.

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