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Washington Monument

Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Impressive Statue

This beautiful bronze statue depicting George Washington. i was told by someone that body and horse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt P
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Gainesville, Virginia
Much better than the Rocky statue

Located in Eakins Oval, beautiful and huge statue of Washington on a horse. Makes a much better... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
MrMoreLight
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Montreal, Canada
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Mar 19, 2018
“Much better than the Rocky statue”
Mar 18, 2018
“This is the best for me.”
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Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful bronze statue depicting George Washington. i was told by someone that body and horse was not him nor his horse. Wonder how true that story was. It is right next to the Rocky steps and the Art Museum. Nice photo op.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Located in Eakins Oval, beautiful and huge statue of Washington on a horse. Makes a much better picture than the insignificant Rocky statue in front. Visited in June 2016.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

To me this is the biggest and best monument in Philly. Not just the main statue in the center , but also all the surrounding statues in this park. Great work and huge! This to me is the most important monument. Parking expensive next door...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Located at the Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this area is worth a visit. This is a beautiful statue and park. The Rocky statue and steps are right across the road.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited shortly after dusk with the gentle moonlight and a slight fog. It was extremely impressive.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Still as impressive as ever with the reflection pool. Too bad the elevator is under repairs / upgrade until at least 2019

Thank Fredhu007
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Located at the Eakins Oval in front of the Museum of Art, this area is worth a visit for the Washington Monument and the other attractions close by, such as the Rocky Statue and the Museum of Art itself. The Washington Monument is well worth...More

Thank mikesierra
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Killing time on a layover to Boston, me and a buddy checked it out and its actually really cool to see.... And your right by the Rocky steps/statue so why not?

Thank Davin G
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Just inside the Eakins Oval, you will see the Washington Monument fountain. It was commissioned and designed by sculptor Rudolf Siemering. The sculpture depicts George Washington mounted on a horse and is made of bronze and granite. What I found interesting was that the face...More

Thank Maggi713
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This beautiful bronze statue depicting George Washington, people from his era, and flora and fauna of his country is amazing to see upclose. The detail in the sculpture is fantastic and although it literally just turned 120 years old, you'd never know it! It was...More

Thank scootersue
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