Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 2. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 3. World War II Memorial
- 4. Library of Congress
- 5. Lincoln Memorial
- 6. Washington Monument
- 7. National Museum of Natural History
- 8. Martin Luther King Memorial
- 9. National Air & Space Museum
- 10. White House
- 11. National Gallery of Art
- 12. National Museum of American History
- 13. Jefferson Memorial
- 14. US Capitol
- 15. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 16. Arlington National Cemetery
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 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 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 Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a long wall in black granite honoring those who served in the Vietnam War. Inscribed are all the names of those who died in the Vietnam war.
Random Washington Tours & Activities
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