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.
When it was unveiled in 1982, nothing but controversy met the design of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the 58,000 Americans
who died in the Vietnam War or remain missing in action. Maya Ying Lin may have been no more ...
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 ...
Visitors should come prepared for an experience likely to be disturbing and difficult to forget when visiting United States Holocaust
Memorial Museum. At the start of the tour, each visitor is given an identity card of a Holocaust victim ...