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IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour)
Carousel on the Mall is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

1. Carousel on the Mall

6.7
National Mall, Washington, D.C.
テーマパークの乗り物/アトラクション · Southwest Washington · 18個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1947 carousel by the Allan Hershell Company includes 57 horses, 1 dragon, 2 chariots & 1 spinning tub. Original carousel placed here 1967. Replaced w/current one in 1975. More site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

ワシントン記念塔 is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

2. ワシントン記念塔

9.5
(Washington Monument)
2 15th St NW (btwn Constitution Ave NW & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 343個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Original elevator took 20 minutes to top (versus 70-75 seconds today). Women were not allowed to top. Men were entertained via cheese/wine on ride up. Full site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

3. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

9.2
1850 W Basin Drive SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 144個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Unveiled 8/22/2011. Memorial entered through Mountain of Despair with center cut out. Around centerpiece is 450' crescent-shaped Inscription Wall with text from 14 speeches.More site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

National Gallery of Art - West Building is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

4. National Gallery of Art - West Building

9.2
Constitution Ave NW (at Madison Dr NW), Washington, D.C.
美術館 · Northwest Washington · 115個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Prior to erection of West Bldg in 1941, this was site of Sixth Street station of B&P Railroad. On 7/2/1881, 20th US President James Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau here. Full history here<LINK> 続きを読む

リンカーン記念館 is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

5. リンカーン記念館

9.5
(Lincoln Memorial)
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 464個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Greek temple w/30' tall statue to 16th President. Above columns on exterior look for chipped “Wisconsin”. Was result of lone shot (accidentally) fired in DC during WWII. Full site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

Thomas Jefferson Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

6. Thomas Jefferson Memorial

9.3
16 E Basin Dr SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 143個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Nicknamed "Jefferson's Muffin." Domed shape bldg is based upon a structure of Jefferson’s own design. Transcript error was noted on Declaration of Independence quote in 1972. More site info via<LINK> 続きを読む

ベトナム戦争戦没者慰霊碑 is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

7. ベトナム戦争戦没者慰霊碑

9.2
(Vietnam Veterans Memorial)
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Northwest Washington · 92個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by Maya Lin while a student at Yale (for which she received a 'B'). More than 150K objects have been left here over yrs including Harley Davidson and tiger cage. Full site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Three Servicemen Statues is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

8. Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Three Servicemen Statues

8.8
21st St NW (Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
野外彫刻 · Northwest Washington · 6個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1984 addition. Sculptor Frederick E. Hart was former apprentice to master carver of Washington National Cathedral. Hart took 3rd place in competition for original memorial. More site info via<LINK> 続きを読む

Vietnam Women's Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

9. Vietnam Women's Memorial

8.2
Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Northwest Washington · 7個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1993 addition to Vietnam Memorial. Honors efforts of more than 265,000 women who served during war. Sculpted by Glenna Goodacre who is mother to supermodel Jill Goodacre. Full site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

Korean War Veterans Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

10. Korean War Veterans Memorial

9.1
10 Daniel French Dr SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 73個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 19 stainless steel statues. Each measures 7’3”-7’6” tall & weighs 1000 lbs each. 164' long black granite wall has sandblasted onto it over 2,400 actual photos from war. More site info via<LINK> 続きを読む

Tidal Basin is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

11. Tidal Basin

9.2
W Basin Dr SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
湖沼 · Southwest Washington · 62個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Approx 3,750 Yoshino Cherry Trees reside here. 1st trees planted 3/27/1912. Peak blooming occurs when 70% blossoms open. Historically varies March 15 (1990)-April 18 (1958). More site info via<LINK> 続きを読む

National Museum of African Art is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

12. National Museum of African Art

8.5
950 Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C.
美術館 · Southwest Washington · 31個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 95% of museum is located underground! Was originally located in home of former slave/abolitionist Frederick Douglass from 1817-1877. Contains masks, instruments and ceramics. More site info via<LINK> 続きを読む

World War II Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

13. World War II Memorial

9.5
1750 Independence Ave SW (at 17th St SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 160個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Honors those who served in WWII. Along west side is Freedom Wall which consists of 4,048 gold stars. Each star represents 100 Americans who gave their lives for the war. Full site history here<LINK> 続きを読む

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

14. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

9.1
400 W Basin Drive SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 105個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: After nearly 50 yrs in planning/construction & $48 million incurred, the 7.5 acre Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial was dedicated on May 2, 1997 by President Bill Clinton. Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

15. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

9.1
400 W Basin Drive SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 105個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Room One is titled “The Early Years” and focuses on Roosevelt’s first term from 1932-1936. Along south wall is 30' bas relief by Robert Graham titled The First Inaugural. Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

16. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

9.1
400 W Basin Drive SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 105個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Room Two is reflection of FDR’s 2nd term (1936-1940) titled “Social Policy.” Features 3 sculptures by George Segal (known for Gay Liberation work in NYC Christopher Park). Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

17. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

9.1
400 W Basin Drive SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 105個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Room Three is “The War Years” (1940-44). Loud waterfalls symbolize turmoil of US entrance to WWII. FDR sculpture controversial for lap blanket considered to hide handicap. Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

18. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

9.1
400 W Basin Drive SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
記念碑 / ランドマーク · Southwest Washington · 105個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Room Four “Seeds of Peace” (1944-1945). Statue pays tribute to the former first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. This work was the first public artwork to honor a First Lady. Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

国立自然史博物館 is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

19. 国立自然史博物館

9.2
(National Museum of Natural History)
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
科学博物館 · Northwest Washington · 422個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Most popular Smithsonian museum with 7.4MM visitors/yr. Inside is 45.5 carat Hope Diamond & 65MM yr old Triceratops named “Hatcher” (for paleontologist who discovered him). Full site history via<LINK> 続きを読む

国立航空宇宙博物館 is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

20. 国立航空宇宙博物館

9.1
(National Air and Space Museum)
655 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
科学博物館 · Southwest Washington · 642個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 50k+ objects in museum. Noted exhibits include 1903 Wright Brothers plane flown at Kitty Hawk, Apollo 11 space capsule & a wooden model of the Enterprise from Star Trek. Full history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

21. Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)

8.8
1000 Jefferson Dr SW (btwn 9th & 12th St SW), Washington, D.C.
歴史博物館 · Southwest Washington · 90個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Originally to be constructed of white marble like similar DC bldgs but too costly. Founder James Smithson's tomb moved here upon being retrieved by Alexander Graham Bell in 1904.Full history via<LINK> 続きを読む

Freer Gallery of Art is one of IWalked WashDC's National Mall (Self-guided Tour).

22. Freer Gallery of Art

8.9
Jefferson Ave SW (12th St SW), Washington, D.C.
美術館 · Southwest Washington · 39個のヒントとレビュー

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Contains 25k works of art that span almost 6k years. Most popular work is The Peacock Room which upon its unveiling led the original room's designer to become mentally unstable. Full history via<LINK> 続きを読む