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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Washington D.C.


Washington D.C. is the capital city of America, it is formally known as D.C District Columbia or Washington. It is situated on the Pontamic River bordering Maryland and Virginia. It has 3 federal government branches: the capitol, supreme court, and white house. Washington is the home of the many national monuments and museums. It is a planned city and a large capital city from others. It has dozen of museums around there and the most important capital city in the World. 

Top Tourist Attractions in Washington 

1. Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral is a very famous and the best place to visit, and the sixth-largest cathedral in the world. It would have to be the cathedral church of Saint Paul and Saint Peter in the city, and it the spiritual home of the nation. Worship services are free, but the charged to tour the rest of the Cathedral.

2. Library of Congress

It is the largest library in the world, today is the home of 158 million items that include 36 million books in 460 languages, and 69 million manuscripts. It has the largest collection of rare books, and it is open to the public, and here you can easily find the books for research materials. The main reading book is the Sacred room of the library.

3. George Town Neighborhood

Georgetown is part of the nation's capital when congress created D.C. in the year 1871. It is a trendy place to live, and it is the home of the top universities, an old stone house, and the oldest unchanged building in Washington. 

4. National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum offers activities for all ages of kids, and peoples from 8 to 80 years. Admission to the museum is free but charged for features such as IMAX. 

5. Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial is a tribute to the third president, it is located on the National Mall. They feature a statue of Jefferson looking towards the white house. It is known as the Cherry Blossom Festival. 

6. Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial is a stunning tribute, to the 16th president of America. It is located at the west end of the National Mall, it is featured in several movies like episodes of Simpsons. It is open 24 hours open.

7. Washington Monument

Washington Monument is built in the 19th century, it is for the military achievements of George Washington during the revolutionary war. It is the most prominent structure with 170 meters in height. 

8. United State Capitol

It provides free visitor passes, it is the first building constructed by the fledgling. Capitol is the place where Congress meets, and open for the public in session. 

9. White House

White House is the place where the president works and lives with their family. John Adams was the first to live there. Here the president gives the meeting and meets with leaders of the foreign nations.

10. The National Mall

National Mall is the world-famous mall in the world, here many attractions in it. Attractive places near the national mall-like memorials to presidents and the reflecting pool with about 24 million visitors a year, and it is the top tourist attraction in Washington. 

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