Capitol Reflecting Pool

Row 1

Pennsylvania Ave NW & Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
Historic Site, Park, Plaza

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  • A majestic Christmas tree was illuminated during the lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington D.C. on Tuesday evening! It was awesome!
  • A beautiful sight with the cherry blossoms
  • Bring a sketchbook if you like to draw. Evening is best with the sunset shining and the reflection at its brightest.
  • pleasant in the daytime, but the best time to walk by this reflecting pool is on a clear, windless night.
  • Amazing :D
  • Great place to soak in the sites!
  • So peaceful at night.
  • So beautiful in the early morning. There's almost no cars and the only people out are runners and photographers.
  • Just sit and take it all in. America the beautiful.
  • Visit at the later part of the day just before and during sunsets for great reflections in the pool.
  • Make way for ducklings!
  • A great place to eat your lunch, just don't feed the squirrels!
  • A great place to sit and look at the historic buildings.
  • Excellent place to take nice pictures.
  • Nice place to sit and watch ducks...
  • Da vedere assolutamente! Consigliato
  • Integral part of the Capitol ! Great year round !
  • The sunset here is among the best in DC, wish they could finish the mall though.
  • A beautiful place to sit and rest before walking the National Mall. Excuse the construction
  • Beautiful place to take it all in.