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Ranked #1 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
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Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural

The National Shrine is a favorite spot to visit in DC. The awesome "Christ in Majesty" mosaic on the inside dome alone makes it worth a visit. The many smaller side chapels from... more »

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Ranked #2 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
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Category: Government Buildings; Libraries; History Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and... more » Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day. « less
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Ranked #3 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cultural

The Vietnam Memorial Wall is a must-see, where touching photos, letters and flowers have been left in rememberence of a daddy someone never knew or son that never came home... more »

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Ranked #4 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national purposes, such as President... more » Owner description: This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national purposes, such as President Wilsons funeral and a prayer vigil for American hostages during the Iranian crisis. « less
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Ranked #5 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.
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Ranked #6 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Libraries; Museums; History Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Repository where the most important historical documents of the United States are held, such as the original Declaration of... more » Owner description: Repository where the most important historical documents of the United States are held, such as the original Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, Constitution and the 1297 version of the Magna Carta. « less
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Ranked #7 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable residents, is more than a college hangout.
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Ranked #8 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
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 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Cultural
The only presidential museum in D.C., the well-preserved former house of Woodrow Wilson.
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Ranked #10 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Religious Sites; Gardens; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: The monastery in DC is the closest that some will get to visiting the Holy Land. The Monastery of Mount St. Sepulchre,... more » Owner description: The monastery in DC is the closest that some will get to visiting the Holy Land. The Monastery of Mount St. Sepulchre, designated a National Historic Site in 1991, has been a place of worship and pilgrimage for thousands of visitors since the church's dedication in 1899. Free tours are given daily of the catacombs, church, and gardens. « less
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Ranked #11 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Art Galleries; Parks; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Honoring the most famous African-American, this National Historic Site consists of Douglass' home and a visitor center and is... more » Owner description: Honoring the most famous African-American, this National Historic Site consists of Douglass' home and a visitor center and is dedicated to preserving his legacy of work on behalf of African Americans. « less
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Ranked #13 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural

Website: http://www.suprem...  Visiting hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays. Lectures in the Courtroom are given... more »

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Ranked #14 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Military Bases/ Facilities; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Known as the "Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation". The Cottage is where Lincoln lived with his family at the height of... more » Owner description: Known as the "Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation". The Cottage is where Lincoln lived with his family at the height of the Civil War. The Cottage is located on a picturesque hilltop in Northwest Washington, DC. Opened to the public for the first time in 2008 after being restored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Cottage is the only designated National Monument in DC and the only National Monument in the country that is operated by a non-profit. Guided tours of the Cottage focus on Lincoln's ideas and offer visitors an intimate view of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and private life. Visitors are also invited to browse exhibits in the adjacent Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center. Tickets are required for entry to the Cottage, and advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Weekend tours often sell out completely. « less
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Ranked #17 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #18 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Museums; Cultural

The House of the Temple is the headquarters of a Masonic organization known as the Scottish Rite, that offers additional degrees numbered 4 to 32 with an honorary 33rd degree... more »

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Ranked #19 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cultural
Memorial to the women who served during the Vietnam War.
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Ranked #20 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural

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 #22 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Specialty Museums; Cultural
Owner description: A statue of The Lone Sailor peers over this memorial, which consists of a plaza bearing a granite world map flanked by... more » Owner description: A statue of The Lone Sailor peers over this memorial, which consists of a plaza bearing a granite world map flanked by waterfalls and fountains. The heritage center contains exhibits on naval history. « less
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Ranked #23 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Libraries; Cultural
Owner description: The Shakespearean collection at the Folger Library the worlds largest is only open to the more qualified researcher, but... more » Owner description: The Shakespearean collection at the Folger Library the worlds largest is only open to the more qualified researcher, but theres still plenty to see, like gardens, Renaissance art and an Elizabethan theater. « less
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Ranked #24 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Government Buildings; Factory Tours; Cultural
Headquartered in D.C., this is where money is printed.
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Ranked #25 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of the Vice President located on one end.
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Ranked #26 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
A trendy neighborhood with a large gay community.
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Ranked #27 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Performances; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
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Ranked #30 of 80 Cultural in Washington DC
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: The U Street Corridor is home to some of DC's iconic foods. Ben's Chili Bowl, home of the half-smoke, is there plus an area... more » Owner description: The U Street Corridor is home to some of DC's iconic foods. Ben's Chili Bowl, home of the half-smoke, is there plus an area referred to by some as "Little Ethiopia" due to the large number of Ethiopian restaurants. « less
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