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The National Mall

The National Mall, a national park, is where you can tour the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and many majestic monuments that honor America's greatest leaders, thinkers, and heroes. Explore more than 300 acres and experience American history and culture in action. 



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Top Monuments And Sights 

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial 
  • Washington Monument 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial 
  • National World War II Memorial 
  • Jefferson Memorial 
  • Lincoln Memorial 
  • The Capitol Reflecting Pool 
  • United States Botanical Garden 

Parking, Directions And Public Transportation

The National Mall is conveniently located in the heart of Washington, D.C. and easily accessible by public transportation and there are parking garages within walking distance. The term National Mall commonly includes areas that are officially part of West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens to the west, and often is taken to refer to the entire area between the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol, with the Washington Monument providing a division slightly west of the center.