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25 Highest-Rated Washington, D.C., Tourist Spots Not to Miss

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25 Highest-Rated Washington, D.C., Tourist Spots Not to Miss

Introduction - Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is visited by millions of travellers from all over the world. If...

 
 
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Tourist Spot 1 - Another outstanding Smithsonian attraction in DC is the National Museum of Natural History. Opened in 1910, the attraction houses an...

 
 

National Portrait Gallery

Tourist Spot 2 - One of the most famous galleries in the United States is the National Portrait Gallery, which was founded in 1962...

 
 

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Tourist Spot 3 - One of the most famous places in Washington, DC, is the Reflecting Pool. 2,030 feet and only 18 inches deep...

 
 

Library of Congress

Tourist Spot 4 - The official research library of the United States Congress is the Library of Congress. It was founded in 1800 and...

 
 

The Pentagon

Tourist Spot 5 - One of the most important buildings in Washington, DC, is the Pentagon. Construction of this iconic structure began in 1941...

 
 

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

Tourist Spot 6 - Built in honor of the 16th American President, Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Memorial is among one of the most famous...

 
 
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Tourist Spot 7 - 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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Dupont Circle

Tourist Spot 8 - Dupont Circle is a vibrant neighborhood in central DC. It has outstanding bars, eateries, and other entertainment attractions. If looking...

 
 

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Tourist Spot 9 - The most sensitive of the presidential monuments in Washington, DC, is the FDR Memorial. Bronze sculptures, inspired by iconic photographs...

 
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Tourist Spot 10 - With so many historical sites in Washington, DC, the MLK Memorial is one of the city's newest additions. Opening in...

 
 

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