Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Washington Monument
- 2. Lincoln Memorial
- 3. Iwo Jima Memorial
- 4. Korean War Veterans Memorial
- 5. World War II Memorial
- 6. US Capitol
- 7. Jefferson Memorial
- 8. White House
- 9. National Museum of American History
- 10. National Air & Space Museum
- 11. National Museum of Natural History
- 12. National Gallery of Art
- 13. National Cathedral
- 14. Arlington National Cemetery
- 15. Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
- 16. Union Station
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
The Kennedy Center is a venue for the Performing Arts, home to several theaters, a concert hall and even an opera house. It opened in 1971 and is dedicated to president John F. Kennedy.
This memorial on the bank of the Tidal Basin pays tribute to Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and considered one of the greatest figures in the history of the nation.
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the world's most popular museums, with a collection including thousands of aviation and space related artifacts such as the Apollo 11 command module.
Random Washington Tours & Activities
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