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Address: First Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20510
Phone Number: 202.226.8000
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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.

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Visited Capitol Hill (Washington DC) April 2014

I and my wife visited Washington DC on one day tour. We went to visit the historic and famous monument of Washington "Capital Hill" It was our dream to see this one of the most... read more

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Furqan K
Toronto, Canada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I and my wife visited Washington DC on one day tour. We went to visit the historic and famous monument of Washington "Capital Hill" It was our dream to see this one of the most attractive place specially the dome and the building. We saw so many visitors from around the world.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wounder full capital buildings in DC and this is another one, only did a drive around as there were works whilst I was there and it was very hot and difficult to park

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate lunch on a stone bench behind the Capitol Building. Our kids munched on their sandwiches while exploring the bridge that leads to the rear entrance to this magnificent building. It was a warm day in mid-November and there were very few tourists. Yet the area was alive with joggers, cyclists, dog-walkers, and moms pushing baby strollers. It was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Didn't visit the interior (not sure if you can) but was slightly disinterested at the prospect of seeing this building. I was a bit underwhelmed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A massive building with beautiful grounds all around it. It is a bit of a hike from the Washington memorial but definitely worth seeing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went a walk with our Washington, DC History & Culture Meetup group. The weather was brisk but all of us enjoyed seeing the beautiful architecture. A lot of locals hang out in Lincoln Park, which has the original memorial statue to Abraham Lincoln (photo included) before the the more famous Lincoln Memorial was built on the National Mall. Great place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most tourists want to go to Georgetown when they want to see DC at its finest. Georgetown is NOT the place that most DC natives would go to see fancy neighborhoods with dining/shopping/entertaining--they go to Capitol Hill instead. It's got everything Georgetown has PLUS parking and (slightly) cheaper prices. It's busy but not as busy as Georgetown. And did I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the back side of the US Capitol. It is as good as the front side of this building though, considering it has two nice reflecting pools.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the building and dome were under major restoration, renovation, and construction during the time of my visit, in January of 2015. Make sure you contact your Representative's office to arrange for your private tour. It was an awe-inspiring experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this as party of DC Trails grand tour. Interested in learning that ever since 9-11 they keep buses ready to evacuate legislators. Liked seeing the work being done to repair since the earthquake.

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