Washington Monument closed for second time

The Washington Monument.

The Washington Monument. Image by Glenn Harper / CC BY 2.0

Visitors to Washington DC will not be able to climb the heights of the huge white obelisk standing on the National Mall, also known as the Washington Monument. For the second time in a week the elevator at the monument is being repaired. The Monument closed for two days last week for repairs, but reopened for the weekend.. The National Park Service hope to reopen the Monument by Thursday. Read more: dcist.com

Places from this story

Recent stories


16 unique things to do in Hanoi

9 min readPublished about 2 hours ago
JANUARY 21, 2018: People eating at a street café in the old quarter of Hanoi.

10 must-do things on your trip to Milwaukee

5 min readPublished about 16 hours ago
Downtown Milwaukee skyline with the Milwaukee Art Museum on the right.
Destination Practicalities

Do you need a visa to go to Turkey?

2 min readPublished about 16 hours ago
Kaputas Beach Turkey Mediterranean Sea

10 unmissable places to visit in Wales

5 min readPublished about 16 hours ago
Pobbles Bay beach at the Three Cliffs Bay.

Related content