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"The nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. The vision of renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of the United States. A visit to St. Louis isn’t complete without standing at its base and playing professional photographer, and the view from the outside is only half of the experience.

The attraction within the Arch is the Journey to the Top, Yes I did go to the top. The arch is the Gateway to the West.

In front of the arch is the old Capitol Building.dome. the building is undergoing restoration

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Sep 03 2012 23:35 GMT fashionmonster94
Been their before, love it their, just visited Missouri this past June, I have family their, I'm from Texas, but I wouldn't mind moving to St.Louis, hopefully within the next 2 years, I move up their!
Sep 03 2012 23:56 GMT linnywv PRO
Wonderful shot. Could you feel it moving while you were up there!?
Sep 04 2012 00:03 GMT Myshots
Wonderful notes, never been there but it looks so impressive to see in pictures.
Beautifully captured in full screen...
Sep 04 2012 04:49 GMT Annamaria
You must have had a great view from up there!! Beautiful "bridge"...;-)
Sep 04 2012 07:21 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
Great capture!

Looks like a place well worth visiting.
Sep 04 2012 08:03 GMT hans55 PRO
great architecure in one picture !!
Sep 04 2012 08:04 GMT 25barb
linnyww - no you cannot feel it moving..an encredible experience... It was my third time up...The view is amazing. There was even a Cardinals baseball game in progress, but
at 630 high= didn't see too much even with 250 lens..Great adventure...
Sep 04 2012 11:45 GMT hallo
Great angle of view and scene!
Sep 04 2012 15:09 GMT senna3
What a great architectural design, beautifully photographed!
Sep 04 2012 15:51 GMT TZounoami
u have fotos make me good spirit oiShi .nE
Sep 04 2012 16:11 GMT saffi9
Sep 04 2012 16:15 GMT linnywv PRO
Barb! Next time I visit that area of the country, I'm going UP!
Sep 04 2012 21:36 GMT ForestSpirit
Stunning architecture and a super photo!
Sep 04 2012 22:57 GMT gtc126
Awesome Capture of the Arch in St. Louis. I see the picture you have a little of the city.
I have stayed at the Adam Park Hotel across the street form the Arch.
Sep 05 2012 07:50 GMT wijnie58
Beautiful architecture...!!
Sep 06 2012 01:55 GMT peterpinhole
Wonderful capture of it!
Sep 07 2012 22:18 GMT abojovna PRO
Wonderful taken!
Sep 09 2012 02:20 GMT pauli3522
i was there some years ago..and the view since the top of the arch is amazing...
Oct 27 2012 23:48 GMT marbon
Jan 15 2013 17:35 GMT Wildspirit PRO
I used to live within sight of it; photographed it but never went to the top. I was across the river and downstream.