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About National Mall, Washington D. C.

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 Get To National Mall by Public Transport

  • National Mall Washington D.C.

Restaurants Near National Mall

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

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Address: Washington D.C., United States

Phone: +1-2024266841

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

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Guided Tour of Washington DC
View Deal Guided Tour of Washington DC 221 Reviews | Duration: Varies From USD 52.84/person

Explore Washington DC’s top landmarks and monuments on a 3- or 6-hour tour by deluxe coach with full narration from an expert guide throughout the tour. Stop at the White House, Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, US Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, FDR Memorial, Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) and more. On the 6-hour tour, see more than 30 sights with time to walk around about 12 of them with your guide, who shares the history and little-known facts about the nation’s capitol.

Private Washington DC Day Trip from New York
View Deal Private Washington DC Day Trip from New York 17 Reviews | Duration: 16 hours From USD 938.16/person

Enjoy a private day trip from New York City to Washington, DC with your own private driver-guide and vehicle. Be transported in the roomy comfort of a 2015 Toyota Sienna mini-van, with the capacity to accommodate up to six guests. This tour is value add for those who travel a substantial distance to New York City and do not anticipate returning to the region anytime soon. It is a great opportunity to visit two great cities on one trip!

Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour
View Deal Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour 8 Reviews | Duration: 8 hours From USD 110.96/person

Explore Arlington National Cemetery and Washington DC's major monuments on this 8 hour guided tour bus and walking tour. Visit the grave of John F Kennedy and his Eternal Flame. Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. Your expert guide will personally guide you through all the major sights in Washington, DC including the Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dr Martin Luther King JR, World War II, Iwo Jima, Air Force, Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials, with fun and informative narrative throughout the day.

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials
View Deal Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monument... 41 Reviews | Duration: 24 or 48 hours from time of redemption From USD 42.01/person

Enjoy easy transportation across the city by double-decker bus on three sightseeing loops with this hop-on hop-off tour in Washington DC. With a 24-hour pass, you can explore the nation’s capital to see famous landmarks, neighborhoods and top attractions like Arlington National Cemetery. Gain insight on DC memorials and monuments as you listen to informative guided commentary, and hop off wherever you please. Upgrade to a 48-hour pass to include a night bus tour, access to the National Harbor shuttle and admission to the National Geographic Museum.

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  • Definitely worth visiting. Best time to go is Spring and Fall. Best hours are early morning before 11:00 A.M. Bring comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to walk. Museums that are near and adjacent to the mall are either free or may run in cost up to the mid $20's per person. But dollar for dollar, well worth the expense. Do research before going and plan your day to maximize your visit.

  • This place is so big with so much to see. If you want to hit every museum you will need at least two days to do so. What an amazing and eye opening place to visit. You will not be disappointed with all the history and art you will find here. You must go!

  • During my visit to the National Mall I visited the Smithsonian African American Museum which I found to be astounding. There is so much information here that one cannot visit this place in one day you need at least 2 or 3 days to fully see what it has to offer. I can see why there were lines and lines of people expecting to get in to such a wonderful treasure for the eyes and ears. This is a must if you visit DC I'm sure the other museums are just splendid but this one hits close to home. Will visit again.

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  • This is a great and wonderful place to visit. Personally, I enjoy going there during the Spring so that I could enjoy the cherry blossom season. The Smithsonian, the Monument and Lincoln Memorial are my favorites. I heard there are new additions and I haven't been there in two years. I am hoping to visit in 2018 if all goes well!

  • Amazing place to go any time of the year or anytime. The best time to walk around the mall is after sunset.the place becomes less crowded quiet and filled with lights. Don't worry about being alone, you can see tourists and locals raking strolls even after midnight

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