National Mall

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Stretching over 2 miles in the east-west direction on the banks of the Potomac River, the National Mall is the most visited national park in the USA. The entire area, between Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol, is dotted with historical monuments, inspiring memorials and the Constitution Gardens. Memorials of note are the Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Three Soldiers Statue, Vietnam Women's Memorial, and District of Columbia War Memorial. It has a host of excellent museums of the Smithsonian Institution, including the National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, National Museum of the American Indian, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Sylvan Theater in the Washington Monument complex hosts free military concerts, musicals, Shakespeare plays, puppet shows and ballet performances during spring, summer and fall.

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 Washington, DC 20565, USA

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National Mall and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial(1.4 km)
Thomas Jefferson played an outsized role as one of the USA's Founding Fathers, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third president.

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art(0.3 km)
The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U.

National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History(0.7 km)
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States.

World War II Memorial

World War II Memorial(1.5 km)
The World War II Memorial in the National Mall commemorates the 16 million servicemen of the US armed forces who supported the country's World War II efforts.

United States Capitol

United States Capitol(1 km)
Nestled on a plateau in Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Capitol is a power centre, home to the House of Representatives and the Senate.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum(0.9 km)
Both a museum and a memorial, this space is dedicated to the exposition of just what exactly occurred during the Holocaust, its pointless inhumanity and unbelievable suffering.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument(1.1 km)
Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington.

Declaration of Independence Memorial

Declaration of Independence Memorial(1.7 km)
A little known memorial stands on the island in the Constitution Gardens Lake, dedicated to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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