Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 2. Lincoln Memorial
- 3. Tidal Basin
- 4. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 5. World War II Memorial
- 6. Washington Monument
- 7. US Capitol
- 8. Jefferson Memorial
- 9. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 10. National Mall
- 11. National Museum of Natural History
- 12. Ford's Theatre
- 13. Air Force Memorial
- 14. National Air & Space Museum
- 15. Martin Luther King Memorial
- 16. Vietnam Memorial
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.
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.
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.
Random Washington Tours & Activities
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- Duration: 48 hours from time of voucher exchange