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.
Possibly the largest library in the world as well as the oldest cultural institution in the US. It is divided into three buildings.
The memorial commemorates the American soldiers and civilians who in some way took part in World War II.
The neoclassical memorial located at the Tidal Basin commemorates the third president of the USA – Thomas Jefferson.
The works on this enormous national park (which spans across the entire space between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial) started in the…
The neoclassical building, finished in 1935, houses the Supreme Court of the United States (the highest federal court).
This museum, operating since 1910, is the world's most visited natural history museum.
The touching memorial originally (in 1982, when it was installed) consisted of only the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
The White House Visitors Office is responsible for public tours of the White House, for maintaining a facility where the public can obtain…
This small museum hides some of the greatest documents in human history or at least the history of the United States of America.
This memorial commemorates all the brave men and women who fought or in any other way assisted the war efforts during the Korean War.
Opened in the 1860s, this theater is known as the place of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865.
This serene cemetery serves mainly as a burial place for American soldiers and veterans.
Perfect for history lovers, but great for curious individuals with no historical background too.
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.
Every fan of the 1973 horror movie The Exorcist will surely recognize these steep steps as the setting of the climactic final scene.