Washington d.c tourism – Washington, D.C. – A Visitor's City
Washington, D.C. has statues and monuments at every turn, but some are special.
Lincoln Memorial - With its massive statue of the grave, seated Lincoln, the Lincoln memorial is a moving experience. Enter the memorial, and read the inspiring quotes engraved on the walls. Many people leave here thoughtful about what it takes to lead a nation.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Also known as "The Wall", this monument of solemn grey stone set in an embankment lists the names of over 58,000 service people who died in Vietnam. It is located near the Lincoln Memorial. People walk along the wall quietly, some looking for the name of a friend or family member. The Wall is a powerful reminder of the cost of war.
The Washington Monument - The tall white column of the Washington Monument is a well-known sight. You can walk by the monument, or get tickets to go up the monument. The views from the top are great. To get the free tickets, you must line up early in the morning. You can also book them on line for a small fee.
No matter which of the many sights of Washington D.C you pick to explore, you'll have a good time in this great city for visitors.