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Washington
closeIn 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
Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Washington
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.
World War II Memorial, Washington
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.
Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington
Dedicated on July 27, 1995 this memorial depicts 19 American soldiers making their way through the rough terrain of Korea. It honors those who took part in the Korean War in the early 1950s.
National Air & Space Museum, Washington
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
Private DC Monuments at Night Biking Tour, Washington
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$299.00
Washington DC Segway Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$74.99
Washington DC National Mall Evening Walking Tour , Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$25.00



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