I walked towards the obelisk better known as the Washington Monument after watching the sunrise from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. When I looked back, I couldn’t help but take a picture of what I was seeing. This is the photo I took which shows the Lincoln Memorial and its reflection. The reflecting pool on this photo is the same one I used on this post (Photo of the Day – Washington).
The Lincoln Memorial is a monument built to honor Abraham Lincoln who is the 16th President of the US. It is located in Washington, DC and it became a symbolic venue during the Civil Rights movement. It has appeared in several movies and you will see it on dollar bills. Aside from this, it is also a perfect place to catch the sunrise in DC. This photo was taken around 5:30 in the morning when the sky is just about to get a bit of light and waiting for the sun to wake up.