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This is an interesting spot along the Mount Vernon Trail. There are lips and eyes and an obelisk... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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A 14-ton, 30-foot-tall miniature Washington Monument

My wife and I visited the Promenade Classique while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2014
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Apr 28, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
“Hidden Gem”
A public park filled with sculptures and fountains
11 Canal Center Plz, (Off North Fairfax Street), Alexandria, VA 22314-1554
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting spot along the Mount Vernon Trail. There are lips and eyes and an obelisk, but no real explanation for them. I say keep running, walking, or jogging by it.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I found this on Trip Advisor, a complete surprise for a long-time resident of Alexandria. The Promenade, set on the banks of the Potomac, stretches up to an office complex with obelisk, a beautiful water fountain and some very interesting antique sculpture. Find a place...More

2  Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 21 August 2014

My wife and I visited the Promenade Classique while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria. The Promenade Classique is a 14-ton, 30-foot-tall miniature Washington Monument. It is located at the northern edge of old town, along the waterfront running trail you might pass...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I disagree 100% with the negative comments instructing visitors to stay away from this place. If you have an appreciation for sculpture and landscaped gardens, then the Promenade Classique sculpture garden is worth a visit! The officiant of my wedding told us she has performed...More

1  Thank sojourner68
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Do not make a special trip to visit this park as the park is part of an office complex. OK for those of us that work in the office buildings around the park but here is nothing to do and there are no amenities. Lots...More

Thank john k
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