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Senate and House Office Buildings

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Address: Independence & Constitution Aves, Washington DC, DC 20515
Phone Number: 202 224 3121
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nice place

nice place to visit everything is free and very educacional for the kids motel is far away but work the trip

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place to visit everything is free and very educacional for the kids motel is far away but work the trip

Thank oscare530
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's so much to see in DC, and this should be one of them. I had a great time walking around a fair bit of DC and loved the fact that so much of it you can do for free.

Thank RunningDuff
Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being able to actually go into the Senate Chambers and the House Chambers is an honor and is a testament to open and free democracy. I wonder is anyone can just go and see the North Korean government in action?.

Thank AB_Travellor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If in DC got to see the capital building, M-Sa you can go for free tour which is free takes around 1 hr and have lot of history to know, do visit it when you get chance.

Thank Ravi K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The tour was not as informative as clients on the tour. But because my knowledge of its history, I was able to enjoy site.

Thank 4Treasure
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Three office buildings on each side of the Capitol - Senate to the north; House to the south - house the 100 Senators and 435 Representatives who write the laws of the land. Stop by your Rep's office, as well as those of your 2 Senators, and say hello to the cheery staffers who help shape the country. Special attention... More 

Thank rockwell121
Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was an inspiring trip to Washington, DC. It was great to get to speak with the staff of the Senators. I wish I was able to see my Senator for my Cause. I was very impressed with the long hallways, clean as a whistle.

Thank ChooseUP4real
Whyalla, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Like most parliamnets around the world it was interetsing but a load of dribble. There were only about a dozen people in the at that time and about 4 seats were occupied. Nevertheless we have been inside the US senate.

Thank JSVx
Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

These buildings are working buildings with the senators and representatives working in active offices. Each office building has security that can take 15 minutes to get through, so leave time if you have an appointment. I was here for visits with elected officials and it was very interesting to see the hierarchy of who had better offices and who had... More 

Thank Brandon K
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Well, this is definitely the seat of power. Steeped in so much history and so filled with the history of this country. Every little detail has its own significance. There was some restoration going on, so some things were not so fun to see...but everything and everyone were so knowledgeable and proud of the heritage of this landmark in the... More 

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