15 Famous Washington, DC Landmarks You Must See Story

By William Stanto

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Introduction

15 Famous Washington, DC Landmarks You Must See Story

A visit to Washington, D.C. is much like stepping into an open-air museum. Everywhere you...

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Landmark 1

The National Mall

The National Mall tops this Washington, D.C. landmarks list as it contains all of the...

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Landmark 2

Washington Monument

Completed in 1884, the Washington Monument is one of the most iconic landmarks of Washington,...

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Landmark 3

The White House

The White House has the most famous address in the world - 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue...

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Landmark 4

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

Built in honor of the 16th American President, Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Memorial is among...

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Landmark 5

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Among the many famous monuments in Washington, D.C., the Jefferson Memorial may be the most...

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Landmark 6

United States Capitol

There are many important buildings in Washington, D.C., but none like the US Capitol building....

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Landmark 7

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

In 1982, artist Maya Lin conceptualized a bold 246-foot black granite wall engraved with the...

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Landmark 8

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

The most sensitive of the presidential monuments in Washington, D.C., is the FDR Memorial. Bronze...

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Landmark 9

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Nineteen stainless steel soldiers advance through the trees, making the Korean War Memorial one of...

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Landmark 10

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

One of the most famous places in Washington, D.C., is the Reflecting Pool. 2,030 feet...

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Landmark 11

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

With so many historical sites in Washington, D.C., the MLK Memorial is one of the...

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Landmark 12

Arlington National Cemetery

Spanning over 639 acres, Arlington Cemetery has been the final resting place for soldiers killed...

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Landmark 13

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Adjacent to the National Mall, this emotional museum provides a compelling interpretation of Holocaust history....

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Landmark 14

The Smithsonian Institution

Called the “Nation’s Attic,” the Smithsonian spans over 19 museums, 21 libraries, nine research centers,...

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Landmark 15

International Spy Museum

Washington, D.C.’s Spy Museum is an interactive exploration of the history and tradecraft of modern...

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Conclusion

In Summary

This list covered the most famous Washington, D.C. sites and attractions. However, it has not...

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