WASHINGTON MONUMENT

The Washington Monument is an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. The monument, made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss, is both the world’s tallest stone structure and the world’s tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 51?8 inches.

The Washington Monument is a symbol of George Washington and the city named after him. This area on the national mall is always featured on our Washington DC bus tours or any of the private tours of Washington DC for our guests. The Washington Monument is seen on every tour , including DC IN A DARK TOUR, DC AFTER DARK TOUR, ARLINGTON CEMETERY TOUR, MT VERNON TOURS, ANYTIME TOURS, and our PRIVATE DC TOURS.

For Washington DC guided tours, call Loba Tours, at 202-536-5737.

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