on October 19, 2011
Located on the National Mall is this tall obelisk, a monument dedicated to the first President of the United States. Viewed from all directions around D.C., the Washington Monument truly is a magnificent sight. The obelisk reaches a height of 550 feet and is surrounded by 50 American flags. I didn't get a chance to visit inside the monument as you need to arrive very early to snag one of the few entrance tickets given out.
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