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Washington D.C.

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Washington D.C. Travel Guide

Washington is the capital city of the United States. The embassies of countries from around the world are housed here, as well as many American government bureaus, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Important political institutions such as the White House, Capitol Building and Washington Monument are located here. There are also historical and cultural landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, which make the city full to the brim with a refined cultural atmosphere. Outside the capital, the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery are located across the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia. Washington has an abundance of famous museums like the Smithsonian. After visiting some museums, you can go to restaurants where American presidents have eaten to get a taste of real American cuisine.
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Looking for things to do in Washington D.C.? We provide up-to-date info on everything from must-see scenic spots to local hangouts.
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The White House

The White House

7.8
4.6/5890 Reviews
"City Halls"
"Historical Sites"
United States Capitol

United States Capitol

7.6
4.7/5484 Reviews
"Historical Sites"
"​​landmark"
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

7.3
4.7/5507 Reviews
"Science & Technology Museums"
"Museums"
Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

7.0
4.7/5590 Reviews
"Monuments"
Washington Monument

Washington Monument

7.0
4.6/5654 Reviews
"Monuments"
"​​landmark"
Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill

6.0
4.6/5150 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
National Mall

National Mall

5.7
4.6/5129 Reviews
"Squares"
"Historical Sites"
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

5.5
4.7/5334 Reviews
"Museums"
National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

5.5
4.7/5192 Reviews
"Museums"
"Art Museums"
Georgetown

Georgetown

5.2
4.4/561 Reviews
"Fountains"
"Statues/Sculptures"

Where to Stay

Discover the most popular places to stay in Washington D.C., complete with recommendations from fellow travelers and special hotel offers
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What to Eat

Want to eat like a local? Don't miss out on these top Washington D.C. dishes and foodie spots.
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Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt Grill

4.5/542 Reviews
Avg. AUD81/person
"Bar/Bistro"
"Brunch"
Blue Duck Tavern

Blue Duck Tavern

4.2/517 Reviews
Avg. AUD185/person
"Western-style"
"Brunch"
Charlie Palmer Steak

Charlie Palmer Steak

4.7/515 Reviews
Avg. AUD59/person
"Seafood"
"Spectacular Views"
The Monocle

The Monocle

4.2/511 Reviews
Avg. AUD98/person
"Seafood"
"Famous Restaurants"
Le Sel

Le Sel

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"Western-style"
Takara 14

Takara 14

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"Japanese"
Birch & Barley

Birch & Barley

4.1/57 Reviews
Avg. AUD81/person
"Middle Eastern Cuisine"
"Brunch"
Tokyo Pearl

Tokyo Pearl

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"Japanese"
Lima Twist

Lima Twist

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"Western-style"
Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

4.5/56 Reviews
Avg. AUD68/person
"Seafood"
"Brunch"
La Bise

La Bise

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"Western-style"
Brennan's Bar & Carlyle Room

Brennan's Bar & Carlyle Room

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"Western-style"

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Lincoln Memorial 💕✨
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Explore Georgetown on bike 🚴
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Beautiful historic row of houses in the alley
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A masterpiece showcase in Washington DC! 🎨
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Step Inside American History
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historic Washington monument in nov22
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Great place for children
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