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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
National Mall, Washington
The National Mall is a strip of green between the US Capitol and the Washington Monument. Most of Washington's museums and Federal institutions are situated around the mall.
National Cathedral, Washington
The gothic design of this 20th century cathedral was inspired by the medieval European cathedrals. Construction started in 1907 but it took 83 years before the cathedral was finally completed in 1990.
US Capitol, Washington
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.
National Zoological Park, Washington
The National Zoo was founded at the end of the 19th century. The most popular attraction of the zoo are its Giant Pandas, but you'll encounter plenty of other popular animals.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Washington
  • Duration: 1 day
From USD
$68.69
Cherry Blossom Lunch Buffet Cruise in Washington DC, Washington
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$58.35



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