Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. World War II Memorial
- 2. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 3. Martin Luther King Memorial
- 4. Lincoln Memorial
- 5. Washington Monument
- 6. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 7. Vietnam Memorial
- 8. Tidal Basin
- 9. US Capitol
- 10. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 11. Air Force Memorial
- 12. Jefferson Memorial
- 13. National Gallery of Art
- 14. White House
- 15. National Air & Space Museum
- 16. Union Station
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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Annexed by Washington in 1871, Georgetown is one of the capital's most attractive neighborhoods thanks to its historic character. The streets are lined with beautiful brick houses in Federal Style.
The US Capitol houses the legislative branch of the American government: both the Senate and the House of Representatives gather in this symbol of American government.
This large memorial, which opened in 1997, honors Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the United States of America from 1933 until 1945. The memorial covers a total of about 7.5 acres, or 3ha.
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