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Lafayette Square

16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
+1 202-755-7798
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16th St & Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited to go since readying the Stone Cold Trilogy, great to see in person. I love all of Washington but it's just a park

Thank LPoole2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to walk around and read about the history and meaning of the statues. It has a great of the White House too.

Thank Tongansailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The second time my wife and I visited Washington, D.C., we stayed at the Hay-Adams Hotel at 16th and H Streets, directly across "the park" from the White House. "The park" is Lafayette Square, a seven-acre public park located directly north of the White House...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful park right next to the White House, but kinda of obscure to the hubbub of the White House. It has some beautiful statues honoring foreign nationals that help during the Revolution. Nice quiet park.

Thank Shipbird1969
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If the park was anywhere else it would just be a kinda dirty park with a giant statue of Andrew Jackson. But it's right across from the White House so it's cool.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lafayette Square affords a beautiful view of the front of the White House. A nice place to meet up with friends or just sit on a bench and relax.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fun park to walk around on your way to the White House. It was freezing and snowy so we didn't explore like we wanted to but bet it's beautiful in the spring. Good historical statues.

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Better than waiting in line for a short White House tour may be a stroll through the "President's Park", as it was called before President Thomas Jefferson spun it off into a place for the public's enjoyment. An amazing density of history in a small...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Across the street from the Whit House. There are lots of homeless and many times there are protestors.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 21 December 2016

On my final morning of my most recent visit to the District, I decided to take a stroll around Lafayette Square, which was close to my hotel. There was inauguration construction going on; viewing stands for the 2017 event was nearly complete as of mid-December...More

Thank jonahNJ
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Aspen8
We're driving down for a rally in Lafayette Square tomorrow morning. Suggestions for parking?
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