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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.
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.
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.
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.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 8 hours
From USD
$110.00
Washington DC Downtown Small Group Day Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00
Sites by Segway In Washington DC, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$64.00



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