Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Washington, USA
4.7 / 10
The monument is dedicated to the third US president T. Jefferson, who is called one of the founding fathers. It is his hand that owns the text of the US Declaration of Independence. The memorial is surrounded by a Japanese sakura garden on the banks of an artificial lake-pool. The architecture of the complex is a strict neoclassical style, which was actively planted in the United States at the beginning and middle of the 20th century.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Address:16 East Basin Drive Southwest, Washington
Phone:+1 202-426-6841
Hours:monday: Open 24 hours tuesday: Open 24 hours wednesday: Open 24 hours thursday: Open 24 hours friday: Open 24 hours saturday: Open 24 hours sunday: Open 24 hours


I really love the Jefferson Memorial, it's a very nice memorial that has a great view and it's off the beaten path so it doesn't get the huge crowds that the Lincoln gets. Great place to sit and chill. This is also a great place to visit at night, it.. Read more »


In mid 2019 there is a fair amount of construction scaffolding around the monument, particularly above the domed ceiling. I don't think it distracted from the experience though. From the Jefferson Memorial you can walk around the tidal basin to visi.. Read more »


Beautiful and peaceful place. It felt good to just sit on the steps under the clear skies on a bright day. The views across the basin are nice all around. We walked across all the memorials around the National Mall and it was an amazing experience.


It was worth the trip. Under construction takes away the beauty of it. Rough walk for some. Bus can't take you to door. Still great memorial. Been two thousand miles more to go


The next part of our journey was the incredible monument honoring our 3rd President, Thomas Jefferson. It is beyond words, especially with the view of the waterfront. The steps that lead up to our once great leader are only the beginning of the great.. Read more »


A true visionary. Go, read, think, and reflect. One of the greatest of our nation's founding fathers. A man fare ahead of his time. Cool gift shop under the monument and toilets. Also beautiful views.


The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is an outstanding piece of architecture among Washington DC landmarks. It is modelled after the Pantheon in Rome and serves as a symbol of liberty. Its features include marble steps, Ionic columns, and a bronze statue of.. Read more »


I love this memorial. Not as crowded as the mall area. Beautiful photo opportunities of the Tidal Basin. Nice place to go picnic. Parking just a short walk away


A truly beautiful and stunning memorial to the third President of the United States. Its location on the Potomac river cannot be beaten, and it is definitely a must-see for anyone visiting the nation’s capital for the first time.


Thomas Jefferson principal author of America’s Declaration of Independence was the 3rd President and made his home in Monticello, Virginia which you can still tour today. They give a wonderful historical insight into his life and how he came to build.. Read more »


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