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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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We were able to secure a free tour from our Senator's office and it was an amazing experience. We went as a family of 3 including a 14 year old and it was very fun and engaging... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were able to secure a free tour from our Senator's office and it was an amazing experience. We went as a family of 3 including a 14 year old and it was very fun and engaging. We took an underground train ride from the senate offices to the Capitol building, then sat in the real senate chambers. Not for... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The scaffolding obstructs picture taking. It will be under restoration for some time. Here is a picture of what you will see at this point in time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking from Capitol Hill to Eastern Market station, you can find a lot of fancy restaurants and cafes. If you walk for a while around the area, you can find some historical buildings which were founded in the 18th century. One of the most famous building there is the US Marine Corps building that is still active. And you will... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Capitol Hill was a cool building to see while in D.C. We of course stopped to get our pictures, but were going to go to the visitors center when we were done. The guards made the experience difficult and confusing. Like most buildings it is guarded and you have to pass through security which was no problem. They were very... More 

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Bristol, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With all its problems, there remains nothing as patriotically stirring as the Capitol Building. When you see it for the first time, you realize there are only two kinds of people in the World: citizens of the United States and those who wish they were.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this was the best trip I had ever planned In my life the national mall is a must see number one on the bucket list adventure for me it should be for you two. what made the trip awesome was my pedicab driver steph she is an awesome sight seeing expert and has knowledge about the things on the national... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While we could not visit the Rotunda (they were taking down the scaffolding), the rest of the visit is truly impressive. The guides are very well versed on the structure and history of the building. Get passes from your local Congressperson to visit the Senate and House Chambers. Even if they are not in session, you can feel the importance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For us non American folk this place prob does not hold the same level of history as it does for the locals :) That said we thought this place was amazing. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Tour was really good - free too Even got to see the Senate Chamber which was defo worth the visit. Really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can see it from all over the places in Washington DC. Great views also towards the Smithsonian and other places in the city. If you can get to visit also the Capitol building it you should do it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really nice postcards view of the city. Several attractions at a walking distance (Capitol, Congress Library, Smithsonian museums)

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