Landmark, Scenic Lookout, Historic Site
2 15th St NW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW)
Washington, DC 20560
- 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.
- Best pictures come at sunset from the WW2 monument
- 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.
- 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!
- 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.
- 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.
- Quite impressive and constructed without our intervention. Reminiscent of the Obelisk of Deimos, though not as tall or pointy.
- This photograph depicts President Truman delivering his speech at the Washington Monument during ceremonies commemorating the 175th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 1951.