Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 2. World War II Memorial
- 3. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 4. Washington Monument
- 5. Lincoln Memorial
- 6. National Mall
- 7. US Capitol
- 8. Jefferson Memorial
- 9. Vietnam Memorial
- 10. National Museum of Natural History
- 11. White House
- 12. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 13. Arlington National Cemetery
- 14. Smithsonian Castle
- 15. National Air & Space Museum
In 1790 Congress chose an area donated by Maryland as the seat of their new government. In 1800 they moved to the new city named after the first president George Washington.
Today Washington is more than just the political center of the United States. The city offers visitors a large number of impressive museums, memorials and monuments such as the 555ft tall Washington Monument.
Random Washington Highlights
At 375ft or 96m, this building is one of Washington's tallest structures. Slated for demolition in the 1970s, it was saved and converted into a multifunctional complex.
The Gothic design of this 20th century cathedral was inspired by the medieval European cathedrals. Construction started in 1907 but it took 83 years before the cathedral was finally completed in 1990.
This historic early 19th century square near the White House features several statues of revolutionary war heroes as well as a statue of Andrew Jackson, the 7th US President.
Random Washington Tours & Activities
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