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Top 13 Water Features and Fountains in the District

by Prince Of Petworth April 25, 2014 at 4:20 pm 39 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user ep_jhu

The following list was inspired by the masterful words of Bob Marley:

In the abundance of water the fool is thirsty.

The following list was in no way influenced by the consumption of Dos Equis Ambar.

The Top 13 water features and fountains in DC:

13. Reflecting pool on the Mall and Tidal Basin by Jefferson Memorial (of course)
12. Columbia Heights Plaza Fountain (14th and Park Rd, NW)
11. Koi ponds (when filled obviously, currently under construction) at the National Arboretum) and the whole Kenilworth Aquatic Park (of course)
10. Southwest Duck Pond (6th and K St, SW) and Dupont Circle Fountain
9. Pershing Park pond (14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW)
8. Kahlil Gibran memorial fountain (3100 Massachusetts Ave NW)
7. Water feature inside courtyard of National Portrait Gallery (8th and F St, NW)
6. Georgetown Riverfront Park Fountains
5. Yards Park Fountains and Pool
4. Fountain at Sculpture Garden (7th Street and Constitution Ave, NW)
3. Bartholdi fountain on Capitol Hill by the Botanic Garden ( Independence Avenue and First Street, SW)
2. Water cascading at National Gallery of Art seen from the basement food court (6th and Constitution Ave NW)

1. Meridian Hill Park Fountain (of course)

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