Washington is the capital of United states of America. D.C. formally known as district of Columbia. Washington was named after George Washington, first President of the United States of America. There are many monuments in Washington which makes it more attractive and best tourist place. These monuments include statues, (war) memorials, historical buildings, archaeological sites, and cultural assets. There is the list of following monument in the Washington.
Must Visit Monuments in Washington D.C. List
1. Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial is dedicated to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln in 1922. The statue is of Tennessee marble 10 feet high, 16 feet wide, and 17 feet deep. Like other memorial, it is also administered by the National Park Service.
2. Washington Monument
Washington Monument is 500 foot tall column, a hollow Egyptian style stone. It was dedicated on 21 February 1885 to the first president of United states America and is officially opened for public in October 9, 1888. It is located in National Mall, Washington, D.C.
3. World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial is dedicated by President George W. Bush in 2004, dedicated to American armed person who served and sacrificed during the World War II. It is located in National Mall in Washington.
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4. Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial is the U.S. armed memorial honors. It is in the memorable of U.S. army who fought and died in service during the Vietnam War. It is separated in three parts the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial and the well-known Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
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5. Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809 also he was known as American Founding Father. Thomas Jefferson Memorial building designed by architect John Russell Pope and built by the Philadelphia contractor John McShain. The building construction started in 1939 and was completed in 1943 and the statue of Jefferson was added in 1947. Thomas Jefferson statue is 19-foot (5.8 m) tall and 4336 kg bronze metal statue make it memorable for the visitors.
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6. Korean War Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington and confirmed as memorial on 20 April 1986. Korean War Veterans Memorial have the design and construction of The Mural Wall, 19 stainless steel statues, United Nations Wall, Pool of Remembrance.
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7. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is dedicated on May 2, 1997 to Franklin. He was the 32nd President of United states. It is dedicated to him by the President Bill Clinton. There is Sign outside of his Memorial in Washington DC, “I hate war” inscription, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Statue of Franklin with Fala, his Scottish Terrier in the gallery for making it memorable.
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8. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Jr. Memorial is located next to the National Mall in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. It includes a granite statue of civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King. The statue is known as the Stone of Hope. On 22 August 2011, this memorial opened for the public.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial: