Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Lincoln Memorial
- 2. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 3. US Capitol
- 4. Washington Monument
- 5. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 6. Jefferson Memorial
- 7. Martin Luther King Memorial
- 8. World War II Memorial
- 9. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 10. Vietnam Memorial
- 11. White House
- 12. National Museum of Natural History
- 13. National Air & Space Museum
- 14. Arlington National Cemetery
- 15. National Mall
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
The nation's first museum honoring American Indians opened in 2004 in a magnificent limestone building. The building's unique exterior resembles natural stone formations.
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.
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.
Random Washington Tours & Activities
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