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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
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.
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.
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.
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
Guided Tour of Washington DC, Washington
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$59.00
Washington DC Dinner Cruise, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$132.87
Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$75.00



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