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

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TRUMP inauguration. once in a lifetime events. we have already been to dc for tourist this was to attend this event.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

TRUMP inauguration. once in a lifetime events. we have already been to dc for tourist this was to attend this event.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Where legislation is decided and passed. A cool building, where off peak winter periods will offer an easy access free tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was raining that day but it was so nice to have experienced the beauty of seeing this building and so much history.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is across the road from the Library of Congress and about a 10 minute walk from Capitol South subway station. There are free guided tours every 30 minutes and you need to book on line in advance for a timed pass if visiting in the peak tourist season. If you visit in winter you don't need to do this.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Simply have to visit the capitol. Get on a tour. So much history which anyone would find interesting.

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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very beautiful building. So close, but the rest of my tour group weren't interested in seeing. Where the congress creates and passes legislature.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone who visits DC should walk around this building. The iconic views and history just pour from the building. These are the lawns of power. Don't be surprised if there is a press conference on the lawn.

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great to visit the Capitol building . Although I was not able to go inside but it quite a building from outside as well. It on a hill! So if you are walking it from the museum area make sure to wear comfy shoes as the walk is long. If you watch a lot of movies then... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We contacted our state representative before hand. If you can this is the way to do it. They will schedule a private tour for free of the Capitol. If you do this you will not have to shuffle in the crowd and it is more intimate and personal. We also asked the docents if they had passes to see the... More 

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Montclair, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped by Capitol Hill on our quick trip into D.C. this past weekend. The Capitol building was all dressed in flags for the inauguration. The building looked great and it was great to see it before it gets swarmed this weekend.

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