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As the nation's capital, Washington D.C. hosts some of the most significant and emblematic monuments of U.S. history from the Washington Monument, the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and of course, the White House. The city is also home of the three branches of the U.S. federal government, 174 foreign embassies, and the head quarters of major international organizations making it a very important city of the world.

Originally founded in 1790 and named after the first President of the United States, Washington District of Columbia proudly maintains the role of permanent national capital.

Best Attractions in Washington

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The city of Washington D.C. is located on the northeastern coast of the United States, surrounded by Maryland and Virginia. Considered a natural city, D.C. has a large percentage of parkland with natural flowing streams: Potomac River, Anacostia River, and Rock Creek.

The district itself is composed of neighborhoods- Downtown, North-Central, East and West- all which invite tourists to visit and explore such wonderful and modern city.

Things to do in Washington

The White House is the center of attraction of Washington D.C. for its grandness and importance as primary residence of the President of the United States. Nearby, another main DC attraction is the National Mall.

This open-area park in downtown is surrounded by national monuments, such as the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial among many others.

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During your visit you cannot miss the many exhibitions of the Smithsonian Institution with a variety of museums and centers exhibiting discoveries for children and adults.

The Smithsonian Institution is group of exciting and inviting research centers, museums, and a national zoo featuring a great variety of knowledge and discoveries.

As the world’s largest museum complex, children and adults are guaranteed to unlock the “Mysteries of the Universe,” understand a “Biodiversity Planet,” value “World Cultures,” and understand the “American Experience” altogether while promoting creativity, excellence, and diversity.


Tours in Washington

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For a general idea of the capital city, you can take a ride on the tour buses which outline Washington D.C. and its most important and interesting points.

The tours provide services all day long and it different languages where tourists can enjoy a comfortable ride while having a complete city tour narrated. With the possibility of hopping on and off, visitors can also take a closer look at the monuments and centers to later come by and visit them through a guided visit.

Guided visits through the national monuments are also an excellent way to discover the city. You will be able to walk through the landmarks and fill in on historical points.

Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to visit particular areas otherwise closed to the public and you can also get some background information on the daily routine of some of the nation’s decision makers.

With a developed and reliable public transportation system, Washington D.C. invites locals to explore the historical and modern city via subway or the DC Circulator.


Washington Shopping

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Washington D.C. features a variety of shopping areas for tourists to enjoy. Some of the most unique boutique shops are within the attractions of the city or the gift shops of some museums.

From name brand stores to independent boutiques, Washington D.C. has a variety of collections ranging in prices allowing everyone to enjoy a day of shopping. Georgetown is the best-known destination featuring shops for women’s fashion, baby clothing, antiques, and hand-made collections

Washington Restaurants

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As a cosmopolitan city, Washington DC features a large array of international cuisine with exotic flavors in the many restaurants that outline the city. From quick snack bars, power lunches, and gourmet elegant dinners, the capital city showcases a large variety of flavors and tastes for everyone for any given budget.

Washington DC Nightlife/Party

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Featuring a great variety of venues, Washington DC offers locals and tourists a mix of rhythms for all tastes. From traditional jazz venues to nightclubs, the city opens a new ambience for all party-goers to enjoy. If you prefer a fine glass of wine along with soothing music, the capital city has exactly that and much more..

Washington Hotels

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There is a wide variety of hotels in Washington D.C to cater to all needs and any budget. As a general rule the closer you are to the monuments, museums or downtown area, the more expensive the hotels get.
There are many excellent hotels in Washington D.C that will really make your stay in this great city very enjoyable.

Washington Events

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TOP 10, the best of Washington DC

Best 10 Washington DC Hotels

  1. Palomar Hotel
  2. Sofitel Hotel
  3. Four Seasons Hotel
  4. The Jefferson
  5. Hyatt Grand Hotel
  6. Hotel George
  7. Willard Inter-Continental
  8. River Inn
  9. Omni Shoreham Hotel
  10. DoubleTree Guest Suites

Best 10 Washington DC Attractions

  1. Cherry Blossom Festival
  2. The National Mall and Lincoln Memorial
  3. U.S Botanical Gardens
  4. Smithsonian National Zoo
  5. Rock Creek Park
  6. International Spy Museum
  7. Government buildings
  8. Old Town Alexandria
  9. Wolftrap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
  10. Georgetown

Best 10 Nightlife Spots in Washington DC

  1. Adams Morgan
  2. K Street
  3. Dupont Circle
  4. Georgetown
  5. V Street Northwest
  6. Fur Nightclub
  7. Love Nightclub
  8. U Street
  9. Ibiza on First St NE
  10. John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Best 10 Places to Shop in Washington DC

  1. Dupont Circle
  2. Georgetown area
  3. Adams Morgan
  4. Mazza Gallery
  5. Eastern Market
  6. Georgetown Flea Market
  7. Fashion Center at Pentagon City
  8. Springfield Mall
  9. Potomac Mills in Woodbridge
  10. Union Station

Best 10 Things to Do in Washington DC

  1. Explore the National Mall
  2. Walk and visit the Lincoln Memorial
  3. Visit the political powerhouses
  4. Walk by the White House
  5. Enjoy the DC museums, do not miss The National Air and Space Museum
  6. Contemplate the finest art collections
  7. Visit The American Museum of Natural History
  8. Walk Union Station
  9. Go shopping in Georgetown
  10. Enjoy a free performance John F. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Best 10 Tours in Washington DC

  1. Old Town Trolley Tours
  2. Monuments by Moonlight
  3. Tourmobile Sightseeing
  4. Biking tour of D.C
  5. City Segway Tours
  6. Washington D.C by boat
  7. C&O Canal Boat Ride pulled by mules
  8. DC Ducks Tour
  9. Ford's Theater Walking Tours
  10. Washington DC Food tour

Best 10 Restaurants in Washington DC

  1. Marcel's Restaurant
  2. Citronelle Restaurant
  3. Zaytinya Restaurant
  4. Amsterdam Falafel Shop
  5. Penn Quarter's Rosa Mexicano Restaurant
  6. CityZen Restaurant
  7. Cleveland Park's Palena Restaurant
  8. Rasika Restaurant
  9. Makoto Restaurant on McArthur Boulevard
  10. Mesekrem Restaurant

Best 10 Museums, Art Galleries in Washington DC

  1. The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
  2. The National Gallery of Art
  3. Smithsonian American Art Museum
  4. Freer Gallery / Arthur M. Sackler gallery
  5. Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art
  6. The National Museum of the American Indian
  7. Corcoran Art Gallery
  8. Textile Museum
  9. The National Museum for Women in Art
  10. National Gallery of Sculpture Garden