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Washington D.C.

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About Washington D.C.

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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Lincoln Memorial
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Memorial Hall
The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located at the western end of the National Mall, across from the Washington Monument. The building is in the form of a Greek Doric temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln, "The Gettysburg Address" and his Second Inaugural Address. The Lincoln Memorial has been the site of many famous speeches, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered on August 28, 1963. Abraham Lincoln is widely regarded as America's greatest president and the monument in his memory is an important public gathering place and national symbol.
National Air and Space Museum
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Museum
600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC
Washington Monument
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Monument
2 15th St. NW,Washington, DC 200024
National Gallery of Art
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Art Gallery
The National Gallery of Art, located at the western level of the US Capitol, consists of two distinctly different buildings, one in the west, a neoclassical building with ancient Greek style, and one east in a geometric building of modernism. The two museums contain works of art from the Middle Ages to the present, unique architecture and rich and precious collections, giving the museum a unique style.

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Washington DC Day Trip from New York
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The unforgettable experience of the US capital - Washington

the US capital is a must-see for the East, not only the famous political landmarks such as the Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, but also the museums, national parks, The beaches and creative neighborhoods are also fascinating, and at different times they will meet with cherry blossoms, food festivals and music festivals.

In Washington, DC, the history and political dignitaries of the United States have been pacing here. The world-class museum group displays the essence of American thought and culture. Above the lake, the cherry blossoms bloom in the spring. . She has become one of the most popular tourist destinations with a strong cultural atmosphere and rich tourism resources.

[Landmark]: National Plaza
wide 250 acres of green land, blue and blue sky reflecting the solemn white buildings, the US Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery, several museums Surrounded by squares and large and small sculptures and gardens, it is solemn and elegant. This is the first choice for hosting national celebrations and ceremonies in the United States, and has witnessed major changes in American history. The entire National Square area is the heart of Washington, and it takes at least a full day to visit these political landmarks and surrounding museums.

Bus Tour:
The distance between the attractions of the National Mall is far away, you can take the local (DC Circulator National Mall Route) tour. From Union Station, you can pass almost all the attractions around the National Mall.
Posted: 20 Jul 2019
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