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25 Top-Rated Washington DC Attractions You Should Explore

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25 Top-Rated Washington DC Attractions You Should Explore

Introduction - Notable for the diversity of its neighborhoods and the near-constant humming of the government machine, D.C. is sure to impress...

 
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International Spy Museum

Attraction 1 - Washington, D.C.’s Spy Museum is an interactive exploration of the history and tradecraft of modern espionage. Did you know that...

 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Attraction 2 - With so many historical sites in Washington, D.C., the MLK Memorial is one of the city's newest additions. Opening in...

 

The Smithsonian Institution

Attraction 3 - Called the “Nation’s Attic,” the Smithsonian spans over 19 museums, 21 libraries, nine research centers, and a zoo! Its collection...

 
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Attraction 4 - The most sensitive of the presidential monuments in Washington, D.C., is the FDR Memorial. Bronze sculptures, inspired by iconic photographs...

 
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Arlington National Cemetery

Attraction 5 - Spanning over 639 acres, Arlington Cemetery has been the final resting place for soldiers killed in battle since the Civil...

 
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United States Capitol

Attraction 6 - There are many important buildings in Washington, D.C., but none like the U.S. Capitol building. Built in 1800, it stands...

 
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The National Mall

Attraction 7 - The National Mall tops this Washington, DC landmarks list as it contains all of the United States' most treasured national...

 

National Portrait Gallery

Attraction 8 - One of the most famous galleries in the United States is the National Portrait Gallery, which was founded in 1962...

 
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Attraction 9 - In 1982, artist Maya Lin conceptualized a bold 246-foot black granite wall engraved with the names of the 58,320 soldiers...

 
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National Archives Museum

Attraction 10 - One of the most important places in Washington, DC, that you can visit is the National Archives Museum. Located inside...

 

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