Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Lincoln Memorial
- 2. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 3. National Mall
- 4. US Capitol
- 5. Washington Monument
- 6. World War II Memorial
- 7. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 8. White House
- 9. Jefferson Memorial
- 10. Tidal Basin
- 11. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 12. National Air & Space Museum
- 13. National Gallery of Art
- 14. Vietnam Memorial
- 15. National Cathedral
- 16. National Museum of Natural History
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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