Vistas from the viewing platform of the Washington Monument

360 degree views across Washington, D.C from the Washington Monument viewing windows

A brief history;

 

  • The Washington Monument stands at a colossal height of just over 555 feet & can be seen throughout the city and much further afield.

 

  • The Washington Monument's main attraction is the opportunity to take an elevator up to a level of 500 feet to it's viewing windows/platform which gives tourists unparalleled 360-degree views of the nation's capital and beyond.

 

 

Photographs include include panoramic views of the;

 

 

 

Western side of the National Mall & Memorial Parks including Constitution Gardens

 

  • Lincoln Memorial

 

  • Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

 

  • National World War Two Memorial

 

 

Southern side of the National Mall & Memorial Parks in West Potomac Park including the Tidal Basin

 

 

  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial

 

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

 

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial

 

 

The Mall including the Smithsonian museums & galleries & United States Capitol Building

 

 

  • Smithsonian Castle

 

  • Arts & Industries Building

 

  • Hirshhorn Museum

 

  • National Air & Space Museum

 

  • National Museum of American History

 

  • National Museum of Natural History

 

  • National Gallery of Art

 

  • National Gallery of Art, East Building

 

 

The White House & Foggy Bottom including;

 

 

  • The White House

 

  • Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building

 

  • Treasury Building

 

 

President's Park & Ellipse

 

 

  • First Division Monument (Victory Statue)

 

  • Second Division Monument

 

  • Sherman Monument

 

 

Museums, galleries & buildings around the White House

 

 

  • Corcoran Gallery of Art

 

  • DAR (Daughters of the American Revoution) Building

 

  • OAS (Organization of the American States) Building

 

 

Foggy Bottom Buildings & Constitution Avenue

 

 

  • Federal Reserve Building

 

  • National Academy of Sciences

 

  • Department of the Interior

 

  • State Department

 

  • Kennedy Center

 

  • Watergate Complex

 

 

Penn Quarter

 

 

  • Old Post Office

 

  • Ronal Reagan Building

 

  • Interstate Commerce Commission

 

  • Justice Department

 

  • Willard Hotel

 

 

Capitol Hill

 

 

  • United States Capitol Building & Reflecting Pool

 

  • U.S Supreme Court

 

  • Jefferson Building (Library of Congress)

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If you would like to see more of my photography from Washington, D.C please visit these galleries;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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