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Potomac Park

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Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
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Address: Washington DC, DC
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A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln...

A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.

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This is lovely by the lake with the beautiful blooming cherry blossoms, worth a visit if you can get here,

Reviewed 7 April 2017
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is lovely by the lake with the beautiful blooming cherry blossoms, worth a visit if you can get here,

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Potomac Park is a long green stretch of riverside park along the National Mall. The Park is divided into two area; West Potomac Park starts from the area near Lincoln Memorials to the Tidal Basin, and the East Potomac Park covers the whole Hains Point with a par 3 golf course, swimming pool and streets lines up with flowers in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Beautiful views and very peaceful. It is great when the weather is good to have a picnic. The views of the monuments are great.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,846 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great for walking and river views, so close to Mall and most memorials you will want to visit. Such a contrast to parks in major urban cities.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We walked a lot in DC and had a lovely walk around the park as part of taking in the sights. We could see the beauty of the cherry blossoms, but it must be gorgeous when they bloom. So many great photo opportunities of the city day and night and plenty of places to stop and sit and take a... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The great park of Washington that includes the major national monuments, leads to the Mall and Congress and of course has the cherry blossom for a short time each year. When living in Washington I take a daily walk from my place in Foggy Bottom through the park visiting one or other of the national monuments again and again but... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Nice park area. Edge of the National Mall. Contains a few memorials (Jefferson, Mason, Roosevelt, and King). Also some baseball/softball fields there. Some parking areas here, too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I like to come for a walk here.The view is great, across the potomac where you'll see when in summer many people doing water activities. Cherry blossom viewing is also a must here when in season. A nice respite from the busy mall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The Potomac Park is make up of both the West Potomac Park and the East Potomac Park. My review here is my experience with the East Potomac Park. East Potomac Park is a section of Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., located south of the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge. Located between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Nice park which should not be left out. unfortunately, I never made it for the cherry blossom season, but I can imagine how nice it must be.

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