Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Washington Monument
- 2. World War II Memorial
- 3. Lincoln Memorial
- 4. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 5. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 6. US Capitol
- 7. Martin Luther King Memorial
- 8. Vietnam Memorial
- 9. Jefferson Memorial
- 10. White House
- 11. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 12. National Air & Space Museum
- 13. National Museum of Natural History
- 14. Union Station
- 15. National Gallery of Art
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
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.
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.
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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