A trip to Washington DC is a treat for any tourist. Washington DC holds some of the most beautiful memorials and monuments in the United States which hold intense significance to this country's history. Full of rich history and breathtaking view, Washington DC is most certainly a stop all tourist should have on their to do lists.
The US Capitol Building: One of the most beautiful, rich in culture, and historic buildings in the nation. It is on the "must visit" list for tourist when visiting DC. It's free and travelers will be standing in the middle of American history as well as be in the very place where the law is made in United States. Tourists can book the interesting and informative tour through the Capitol Building website.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial: A landmark in the heart of Washington. Sculpted after the Pantheon of Rome, it’s America's main memorial to Thomas Jefferson, America’s third President. The chamber itself is stunning, moving, and soothing. It's open on four sides and the views of the water and immediate monuments are magnificent. Downstairs travelers are able to see a short video about Jefferson's contributions to the country as well as a timeline of his life and actions.
Lincoln Memorial: A proper memorial to a great man that changed American History. It is a monument that represents freedom, peace and love to all Americans. Lincoln sits strong and alive sharing and exuding virtue and giving inspiration to its visitors. Travelers can’t miss the indoor exhibit located on the ground level next to restrooms, and the famed breathtaking reflecting pool.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Truly one of a kind, it’s one of the most moving memorials around in the US, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial gets at the core of many visitors giving a very dramatic and strong impression. It is definitely a wonderful way to honor those who served and died in duty. It is recommended visiting during the day because the wall has little illumination.
The White House: It is one of the oldest public buildings in DC and it works as the house of the president of the United States. Right now there are no tours available, and the house is a bit smaller than most visitors think but regardless, it is of a magnificent construction and the lawns are large and beautiful, great for pictures from the gates.
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