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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
Tidal Basin, Washington
The Tidal Basin - a large man-made inlet - is best known for the cherry trees lining its shores but it is also the site of several large memorials: the Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and MLK Memorial can all be found here.
Washington Monument, Washington
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.
Union Station, Washington
Completed in 1908 as the new terminal for the Baltimore & Ohio and the Pennsylvania Railroads, Washington's Union Station is a magnificent Railway Station built in the Beaux-Arts style.
US Navy Memorial, Washington
This memorial at the Navy Memorial Plaza features the statue of a sailor on a large 'granite sea'. It was built between 1985 and 1987 as a tribute to all those who server in the US Navy.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Washington DC City Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.99
Comedy Zone DC Admission Ticket, Washington
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$25.00
DC Monuments at Night Photo Safari, Washington
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$79.00



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