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Washington Monument

4.6/5691 Reviews
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As the earthquake is being repaired, it is expected to reopen in the spring of 2019. Regular opening hours are Monday-Sunday 9:00-17:00, Daylight Saving Time (Memorial Day - US Labor Day) is open Monday-Sunday 9:00-22:00, one hour before closing ticket. Independence day, Christmas break.
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  • 珍珍吖头
    5.0

    It is the season when cheery blossom come into full bloom. Over hills, over vales, acres of cheery blossom parade acres of cheery blossoms,radiant and sweet.

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  • 看溪人
    5.0

    On the axis of the Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial, there is a 169-meter-high marble obelisk, which is the famous Washington Monument. Looking out from the pillars of Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, the monument is towering into the clouds and very tall, but the marble color of the part about 50 meters above the body of the monument is yellowish and slightly darker than that of the lower part, especially the color difference. Why is that? Originally, in memory of the first President of the United States, George Washington, Americans decided to build a monument for him, but the then U.S. government had no money. The monument was built entirely by public donations. After 10 years of donation, it was finally built in 1833. But when the tower reached 50 meters, the Civil War broke out in 1854 and the government was forced to stop building. Who would have expected that this stop would be 22 years, until the end of the war and raise funds to rebuild. When it was rebuilt, it was impossible to find the original stone, so it had to be re-selected to leave such traces of color difference, which was later called the traces of the Civil War. The monument can be visited at the top, but an appointment is required.

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    Reviewed on 1510006519000
  • 沙漠里的赤裸裸
    5.0

    In the center of the National Square, the Washington Monument is an obelisk. It was built to commemorate the first President of the United States, George Washington. It is 169 meters high. There is no text on the outside of the monument. There are 188 memorial stones donated from different places, including a Chinese monument. The inscription on the monument is taken from Xu Jiyu's "Yingwei Zhiluo" of the late Qing Dynasty scholar. Visitors can take the elevator to the top of the Washington Monument and get a full view of the city through eight lookout windows. The modes of transportation are: Metro - "Blue Line/ Orange Line, Smithsonian Station. The Washington Monument lies in the middle of the National Square. But in the morning, I went to the office next to the monument to collect the invoices. The invoices started at 8:30. The number is limited. First come first served. Or booking ahead of time on the official website, which charges a handling fee of $1.5 per ticket. The opening hours are from 9:00 to 22:00 in June to August, and from 9:00 to 17:00 in other months. This can be said to be a lot of movie scenes, spider that scene is very impressive. The object is indeed tall and solemn, with a strong sense of gravity. The surrounding area is relatively barren, but it may also be because it is winter, and the green planting is not rich. There are local people walking dogs around. These attractions in Washington are relatively concentrated and it's convenient to use the subway to travel around the city. Generally speaking, it is very friendly to free-roaming tourists, and DC is worth playing.

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    Reviewed on 1547651369000
  • 远行-遇见你
    5.0

    At 8:15 in the morning, the local people lined up at the Washington Monument to receive tourist tickets. They said that they received 1,000 tickets a day and the latest 4:00. In fact, as long as the scenic area was closed, they could go there. The invoice was only to restrict tourists, which had nothing to do with the time. The Washington Monument is built to commemorate the first President of the United States, George Washington. It is located in the center of Washington. On the axis of the Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial, it is a marble obelisk. It is square, 22.4 meters wide at the bottom and 169.045 meters high. Many people's impressions of the Washington Monument are mostly based on Forrest Gump's biography. Looking at it, people will unconsciously think of the classic fragments, which should be one of the most influential American films. The monument feels very different from front to back, but both of them make people awe-inspiring.

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    Reviewed on 1499878591000
  • 天外飞仙蒋太太
    5.0

    The Washington Monument in Washington National Square, 169 meters high, is the tallest building in DC. [Doraemon Amazed] So I recommend mount the monument, look at the city panorama, rent a car and pack up the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and the Capitol Building nearby. When I think of Washington, D.C., I have beautiful scenery and splendid history and culture. The Washington Monument at night, the walk under cherry trees, the Smithsonian Castle and the fashionable City Center are all worth visiting. I also printed some postcards about my trip to the United States, forwarded one of your favorite postcards, the first 200 messages and forwarded fans can get a set of postcards free of charge.

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    Reviewed on 1477251181000
  • 纽约Gossip
    5.0

    The Washington Monument, also known as the obelisk, is the most prominent landmark in Washington, D.C., and presumably the place where visiting Washington is bound to punch in. What many people don't know is that the inside of the monument can be visited. If you go to the tourist center next to the monument in advance and get free tickets (daily limit), you can enter the inside, climb the elevator and go to the viewing platform at the top of the monument. However, this open visit is often stopped because of maintenance, so it's also a matter of luck to enter when you come. An interesting fact is that no building in Washington, D.C. can be taller than the Washington Monument, which is why there are not many skyscrapers in Washington.

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    Reviewed on 1519785476000
  • yintong0420
    5.0

    The Washington Monument is built to commemorate the first President of the United States, George &183; Washington. It is located in downtown Washington. On the axis of the Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial, it is a marble obelisk. It is square, 22.4 meters wide at the bottom and 169.045 meters high. It has 50 iron ladders and 70 seconds high-speed elevator at the top. Visitors can look through a small window after climbing the top. Washington, Virginia, Maryland and the Potomac River.

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    Reviewed on 1506617016000
  • 强盗
    5.0

    We wandered far and near to the world's famous obelisk. What interested me most about the landmarks in Washington was the inscription by Xu Jishe, governor of Fujian Province, that Washington was a different place. He was brave enough to win the war, and the separatist regime was stronger than Cao Liu. He had already taken three feet of sword and opened up a vast area of Xinjiang. He did not arrogate his title or pass on his descendants. Instead, he created the law of recommendation, which was more public than the whole world and was the will of three generations. It administers the country with respect to good and vulgar practices, but does not advocate martial arts. It is also very different from other countries. After tasting his portrait, he has a magnificent appearance and is not a man of excellence. In the same year as Emperor Qianlong, if we did not pass on Jiaqing's method of attacking the Westerners, would China suffer from the humiliation of Jiawu and the death of Yuanmingyuan?

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    Reviewed on 1466051910000
  • 狮子国女王
    5.0

    The Washington Monument, located in the center of the National Square, was established to commemorate the first President of the United States, Washington. It is the central axis of Washington, along with Congress and the Lincoln Memorial. The 555-foot-tall monument, which rises like an obelisk, is the tallest stone building in the world, and no building in Washington can surpass it. A Christmas pine tree in front of it is the highlight here every Christmas.

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    Reviewed on 1482728616000
  • JassyC
    5.0

    Flying from Boston to Washington by night flight is very shocking. You can see from far away that under the monument standing in the bright lights or tapping on the blackboard and marking the key time. You must go to the official website to book a tour guided by a full-time staff before you go out. Otherwise, it's very beautiful to go there and climb the monument blindly and overlook Washington from the top floor.

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    Reviewed on 1498666101000
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