If one visits DC, this has to be seen. The architecture, the art and the history is unbelievable. Impressive.
You should take the guided tour to understand all the history of the place. It probably made the most sense for us to have someone tell you what happened in the halls decades ago and learn about the decisions made here which changed history.
Magnificent building that houses extraordinary volumes, recordings and photography. A lifetime of visits couldn't cover all the works in the library. Excellent live music programming, too.
Cannot see everything so get on-line before you go to make a list of everything you would like to explore and read...
I was told that at one point, Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin arrived together and walked into the Great Hall of the Library of Congress. Yeltsin looked up, stopped in his tracks, and asked Clinton, "How did this get to be here? You never had Czars in the United States!" Yes, it's that opulent. I also love Jefferson's library, arranged... More
Love the architecture of this building-it is a work of art in and of itself. The fountains outside are great too. Love the exhibits inside as well
Library of Congress was probably my favorite site in D.C. The building is very impressive. It looks like it belongs in europe. I was with my mother and she cried over how beautiful it was! Don't pass this one
The exterior and interior of the building is beautiful in its celebration of knowledge and wisdom. The digitization program makes knowledge available to anyone in the world with internet access.
One of our favorite stops on our DC trip. The architecture is breathtakingly beautiful and the exhibits are very interesting. It is absolutely worth taking time out of your trip to visit. You will not be disappointed! Even our 8 year old daughter was in awe. The guards are very rude when you come in and we had to wait... More
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