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White House

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Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC, DC 20500
Phone Number: 202-208-1631
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of America's most recognizable historical and political symbols is...
One of America's most recognizable historical and political symbols is also the home and office of the President of the United States.
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For some reason I always thought the White House and grounds were much bigger probably because I had only scene them on television. Still all in all it was well worth the visit to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This may be the most powerful place in the world where major decisions pertaining to the world history may have taken place. But don't raise your expectations, the building from outside is not that grand and big, its just a white building with large gardens. I haven't been inside but I would like to go some day and then change... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There was a bit of fun around the White House the day we visited - some roads were cordoned off but when we visited the second time we got to talk along the lawned front area rather than the concrete rear. Its actually much smaller than you think and much less impressive than I wanted it to be but none... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

For some reason I always thought the White House and grounds were much bigger probably because I had only scene them on television. Still all in all it was well worth the visit to see it even we didn't get go inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A great spot for photos and selfies of the White House just outside the gates to announce your arrival in DC. Around us, tourists were busy doing what we do best, some individuals found their way to voice their opinions, closely watched by men in black. It’s an interesting place to people watch here until the busloads of demonstrators and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You need to plan in advance - we were just lucky to find this out. You must submit personal information and request tickets to get into the White House and Capitol building. You are not allowed to take a bag of ANY kind in when you go on your tour. Unfortunately watched a family just minutes before our scheduled tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed visiting Washington DC and no visit to the nation's capital can be complete without a visit to the White House. It was beautiful but I was surprised how small it was as it always seem a lot bigger on television.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The house that all tax paying americans pay the mortgage for!!! The mere location of this house and what it represents its amazing and in it sits in it's own category. Security everywhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Seeing the White House was nice wasnt as big as I thought. Great site plus you can get picture with Washington monument in back ground

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great view for a photo opportunity. I was unable to visit inside the building but a worthwhile stop on my visit to the City.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful house, simply but Sunning. It is long wait to get in, but it is worth of every second of it. Most of people in and out within 20+ minutes, But why rush?! some of people did not know that the minutes you walked out the front door, you cannot go back in. so please take your... More 

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Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC, DC 20500
Phone Number: 202-208-1631
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall

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