Designed by John Russell Pope, this Roman-style monument to Thomas Jefferson, the nation's third president and author of the ... More
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Designed by John Russell Pope, this Roman-style monument to Thomas Jefferson, the nation's third president and author of the Declaration of Independence, is elegant and simple. Jefferson's 19-foot statue stands within, surrounded by some of his most inspirational writings. This is a perfect after-dinner destination. At night, the view of the Washington Monument across the tidal basin is one of the most attractive in Washington, especially when the cherry blossoms are in bloom.
Located at the west end of the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial is a principal landmark of the city. It
offers magnificent views of the city from several vantage points. Daniel Chester French's 19 foot (5.7 meter) statue of ...
This monument is not only a memorial to the nation's 32nd president, but also to the people of his time.
The monument stretches along the Tidal Basin with four outdoor gallery rooms and is connected by granite passageways. Each ...
A 12 foot (4 meter) sculpture of Albert Einstein is seated on a bench in front of the National Academy
of Sciences. The sculpture, by Robert Berk, is done in the same style as the artist's famous bust of ...