National Mall

Commodore John Paul Jones Memorial

Commemorating Revolution War naval hero Commodore Jones Paul Jones, the memorial sits on the Tidal Basin in Washington DC, not…

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Sackler Gallery

The Sackler Gallery joins the Freer Gallery of Art to form the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art for the…

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First Division Monument

The First Division Monument, standing in President's Park next to the White House and in front of the Eisenhower Executive…

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Moongate Garden

Hidden away behind the Smithsonian Castle, the Moongate Garden is a small oasis of calm inspired by Temple of Heaven…

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Smithsonian Castle

The Smithsonian Castle looks like it should housing exotic treasures. But it doesn't really--at least, not many and not any…

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National Museum of African Art

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, out the back of the Smithsonian Castle, showcases ancient and modern African art.

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John Ericsson National Memorial

The John Ericsson Memorial is tucked away down on the bank of the Potomac, not far from the Lincoln Memorial.…

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Martin Luther King Jr National Memorial

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, in tribute to the celebrated Civil Rights leader, is now open on the…

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

If there's a combination that can draw the museum crowds almost as much as spaceships and airplanes, it's dinosaurs and…

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US Capitol Building’s Exterior

The U.S. Capitol Building is one of Washington DC's most distinctive buildings. In fact, you'd be surprised how many tourists…

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National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC houses one of the finest collections of paintings and sculptures in the…

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Washington Monument

For what is really just a big, stone tower you'd expect the Washington Monument to be a boring thing to…

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The White House

As both the home and office of the President of the United States, the White House is probably the most…

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Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool does what it does best very well indeed, providing some great photographic opportunities for capturing…

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

The FDR Memorial, on the western bank of the Tidal Basin, is dedicated to the 32nd president but also features…

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George Mason Memorial

Tucked away between the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge, the George Mason Memorial commemorates one of the lesser…

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District of Columbia World War I Memorial

The World War I Memorial near the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool isn't well known or much visited. It has been…

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Korean War Veterans Memorial

The Korean War Veterans Memorial, unveiled in 1992, consists of several elements designed by different people and groups. It has…

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial memorializes Americans who served and died in the…

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum National Mall Building

There are only a handful of museums in the world that get more visitors than the Smithsonian's National Air and…

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National World War II Memorial

The National World War II Memorial sits at the opposite end of the Reflecting Pool from the Lincoln Memorial and…

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Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally

Every Memorial Day weekend, thousands of motorbike-riding military veterans descend on Washington DC for the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally.

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The Jefferson Memorial

Sitting on an island on the southern axis of the National Mall, the Jefferson Memorial is dedicated to one of…

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Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is one of the grandest and most distinctive of Washington's monuments. Anchoring the western end of the…

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