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<BR> The National Arboretum has more than 400 acres of trees and flowering plants. It also has picnic grounds and herb garden. The famous Bonsai collection is very interesting.
It is a medium size park. One needs to drive to there, no metro can be used to get to the Arboretum without a LONG walk.
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<BR> You can either walk or drive around inside the park.
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<BR> At the top of the low hill, there is a white marble Roman (need to double check for accuracy) columns complex, with a water cascade.
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<BR> I was told that the whole complex was carved out of one piece of marble. But it is difficult for me to imagine how the complex or the huge piece of marble, moved to the arboretum.
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<BR> Many tourists do not know about this peaceful and beautiful place, therefore it is never crowded.

Directions: 3501 New York Ave. NE
<BR>Washington, DC 20002-1958

othercontact: Phone: (202) 245-4527
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Phone: +1 202-245-2726
Website: http://www.usna.usda.gov/

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 2, 2002
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