Washington Monument

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100 Lenfant Plz SW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW)
Washington, DC 20560
(202) 426-6841
Landmark, Scenic Lookout, Historic Site

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  • The Washington Monument was formally dedicated on February 22, 1885, and at the time of its construction, it was the tallest building in the world; it remains the tallest stone structure in the world.
  • go to the top it's amazing!
  • Take a gander at this giant monument to one our country's founding fathers.
  • Incredible, simple incredible
  • Built between 1848 and 1884. Its 5555-1/8 tall and has 897 steps. See the C-SPAN video of the reopening of the Monument in 2002, after its renovation.
  • Go to Washington Monument
  • Beautiful in the park
  • You can see the Lincoln Memorial really well from here.
  • Join the rally troops!
  • We hope you enjoyed your visit to the Washington Monument. Please join the Trust for the National Mall as we preserve this iconic park for future generations.
  • Best pictures come at sunset from the WW2 monument
  • Fireworks light the night sky by the Washington Monument in this photo, taken during ceremonies celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 1951.
  • Hmm... I love sight seeing
  • It's big big
  • Come watch 66,000 pounds of fireworks ignite the night this Fourth of July right here at the nation's capital! While there, check out this photo from 1986's firework display!
  • Did this landmark turn (RED) on World AIDS Day?
  • An ode to the first; In addition to being the world's the tallest stone structure, the Washington Monument is also the world's tallest Obelisk.
  • A beautiful homage to Egyptian architecture.
  • A beautiful piece of architecture and history. All the restoration work is now complete.
  • Quite impressive and constructed without our intervention. Reminiscent of the Obelisk of Deimos, though not as tall or pointy.