At its center 19-foot marble statue of a seated and pensive President Lincoln surrounded by 36 columns, one for each states existed at the time of Lincoln's death.
The 555-foot white shaft of the Monument is a familiar icon of National Mall, a beautiful sight, especially when mirrored in the long Reflecting Pool at its foot.
It consists nearly 2,000 different animals, birds, and reptiles live in habitats replicating as closely as possible their natural environments.
The design for the domed white memorial to Thomas Jefferson, the third US president, is based on the Roman Pantheon, its low dome supported by 54 Ionic columns.
US citizens from Washington DC traveling to Europe for more than 90 days need to buy good Europe travel insurance having a minimum of 30,000 Euros medical coverage which is a requirement of the Schengen state consulates. Since healthcare in Europe is expensive, and since US domestic health insurance and US Medicare plans offer little coverage outside US borders, it is advisable for Washington DC residents to buy good Europe travel insurance for US citizens even for shorter visits of less than 90 days.
High health care costs in US could be burdensome to a short term visitor.
Find insurance plans providing comprehensive coverage for pre-existing conditions/ailments.
Offers coverage of sudden & unexpected illness while traveling away from your home country.
A fall/illness could become more serious for the older traveler. Be sure you have good coverage.
Insurance to satisfy Schengen visa requirements for short term (less than 90 days) and long term stay (more than 90 days) in Europe.
Insurance that will cover medical expenses and hospital bills of the visitor in Europe.
Insurance that covers trip cancellation and other vacation related expenses.
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