Washington Monument

The Washington Monument, a landmark obelisk rising from the National Mall that honors America's first president, is located almost due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial. The monument, made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss, is both the world's tallest predominantly stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk standing at 555 feet tall.

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Address: 2 15th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20024

Phone: 202) 426-6841

Admission: Free

How to Get There

The Washington Monument most easily accessible through public transportation. The closest Metro Station to the Washington Monument is the Smithsonian Station, accessed by the orange/silver/blue metro lines.

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