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Washington
closeIn 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
National Air & Space Museum, Washington
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the world's most popular museums, with a collection including thousands of aviation and space related artifacts such as the Apollo 11 command module.
Washington Monument, Washington
The Washington Monument was built as a tribute to the first President of the United States. The 555ft structure was the tallest building in the world when completed in 1884.
World War II Memorial, Washington
This large memorial honors those who served in the American Armed Forces during the Second World War. Dedicated in 2004, the memorial includes 56 pillars encircling a central pool.
National Museum of Natural History, Washington
One of the top museums in Washington DC, the National Museum of Natural History boasts an especially large collection of mammals. It is housed in a classical building completed in 1910.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Washington DC Comedy Magic Show, Washington
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$35.00
Washington DC Downtown Small Group Day Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00



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