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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
Air Force Memorial, Washington
The three steel spires forming the Air Force Memorial evoke the 'bomb burst', a demonstration flight maneuver performed by the US Air Force Thunderbird Demonstration Team.
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.
National Gallery of Art, Washington
What started in 1937 as a collection of 141 European paintings is now one the largest collections of western art in the nation. The museum is housed in two buildings with contrasting architecture.
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 Comedy Magic Show, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$50.00
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 6 hours
From USD
$69.99



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