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Washington DC - Landmarks

 

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Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
Ranked #1 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals... more » Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another. « less
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Ranked #2 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19... more » Owner description: This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat. « less
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Ranked #3 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its elegant design, which... more » Owner description: This outdoor memorial is the most popular of presidential memorials, in large part because of its elegant design, which includes waterfalls and sculptures. « less
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Ranked #4 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the... more » Owner description: A 19-foot bronze statue of perhaps the most esteemed founding father sits beneath a columned rotunda in the style of the Roman Pantheon. « less
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Ranked #5 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #6 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters; History Museums
Owner description: The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical... more » Owner description: The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center. The theatre produces musicals and plays reflecting the unique, diverse character of American life. With its inspiring theatrical productions, live historic interpretation, and rich collection of artifacts, Ford’s Theatre is the premier destination in the nation’s capital to explore and celebrate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. A daytime visit to the Ford’s campus traces the story of Lincoln’s presidency, assassination and legacy. The campus includes the museum, theatre, Petersen House (the house where Lincoln died) and the new Center for Education and Leadership. Tickets are required. Admission is free; advance tickets have a convenience fee.In the evenings and on weekends, Ford’s presents dynamic productions of renowned plays, vibrant musicals, and newly commissioned works that captivate and entertain while examining political and social issues related to Lincoln’s legacy.In the spring and summer, Ford’s produces one-act plays and walking tours exploring Civil War Washington. These immersive experiences provide an authentic glimpse into a singular and transformative moment of America’s past.Throughout the year, Ford’s provides engaging educational programs for students, teachers and life-long learners, using Lincoln’s speeches and legacy to build speech, writing and leadership skills. « less
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Ranked #7 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #8 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and... more » Owner description: The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government. « less
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Ranked #9 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #10 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #11 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Architectural Buildings; Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Transportation
Major train station and tourist attraction with many shops and restaurants.
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Ranked #12 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites

For information on setting up a White House tour or the logistics (what you can’t bring on the tour etc.) The tour itself lasts about 20 - 45 minutes. You enter the Executive... more »

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Ranked #13 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #14 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #15 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #16 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #17 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #18 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #19 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #20 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Architectural Buildings; Convention Centers
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Ranked #21 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #22 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings
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Ranked #23 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #24 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Ranked #25 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #26 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #27 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #28 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
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Ranked #29 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Fountains
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Ranked #30 of 40 Landmarks in Washington DC
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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