The gigantic obelisk (in fact the tallest obelisk and the tallest stone structure in the world) commemorates George Washington – the first…
This monument commemorates the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
The Neoclassical mansion is the official residence of the President of the United States.
One of the iconic symbols of American democracy and the seat of the United States Congress.
The memorial commemorates the American soldiers and civilians who in some way took part in World War II.
Possibly the largest library in the world as well as the oldest cultural institution in the US. It is divided into three buildings.
The largest collection of aircraft and spacecraft in the world is available in this breathtaking, admission-free museum in the heart of…
This museum, operating since 1910, is the world's most visited natural history museum.
The works on this enormous national park (which spans across the entire space between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial) started in the…
The fourth non-president whose memorial is on the National Mall, and one of the first African Americans who has a memorial at all.
The touching memorial originally (in 1982, when it was installed) consisted of only the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
The neoclassical memorial located at the Tidal Basin commemorates the third president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson.
This memorial commemorates Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the four-times American president, who was the head of the United States during the…
This small museum hides some of the greatest documents in human history or at least the history of the United States of America.
Perfect for history lovers, but great for curious individuals with no historical background too.
The White House Visitors Office is responsible for public tours of the White House, for maintaining a facility where the public can obtain…
Opened in the 1860s, this theater is known as the place of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865.
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, this is one of the oldest zoos in the country.
Home to numerous landmarks, Georgetown is one of Washington's most popular districts.
Unveiled in 1979, this memorial celebrates one of the greatest scientists in the world.
A gem of Neo-Gothic architecture, this stunning cathedral can easily rival those in Europe.