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Capitol Hill

First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday

This was not a good visit. We were herded around like cattle; I was told, after the fact, that if you go after 6pm, there are less people. I'll try that next time.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unbelievably beautiful. Tour is excellent and opening movie should be mandatory for all Americans and wanna-be's.

Thank Seaweed12
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been in the US Capitol many times this was my 1st time to enter through the visitors center. Must take 45 min. tour which includes a 13 min. film. Remarkable history and remarkable architecture.

Thank joeisle17
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to the Capitol building from the Library of Congress and enjoyed sitting outside on a beautiful afternoon and taking it all in. We went in and took a guided tour which was great (although very crowded) and enjoyed hearing about the innovations used...More

Thank travelrvoss
Reviewed 5 days ago

To facilitate the best tour, get a timed entry pass from your Representative in the US Congress. If the Congress is in session, ask for a special pass to see the House and Senate in session. The tours are very well organized.

Thank rogerhS7971MX
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you see the Capitol grounds on TV, they look big, but not THIS big! Seeing the hill area is just expansive, much bigger than we expected. I know Europe has tons of ancient monuments, but I'd like to think The Capitol Building and all...More

Thank MyTwoCent s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hubby and I came to visit this beautiful architecture. As it was very late afternoon/early night, we had great parking space, very few people and all the time we could have had to ourselves to explore. Unfortunately, we didn't have that time. Maybe next time...

Thank MimieW
Reviewed 5 days ago

Of course, you have to go. We took a tour of the Capitol building and found it fascinating. While you can 'walk-in', we had our tour booked in advance by our congress representative (along with other tours). This is one of many places that you...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty sure this is exactly the same as “U.S. Capitol”. Fantastic building from every angle and distance.

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a feeling of awe, you never know who you might see wandering the halls or sit and just listen to the conversations about our government

Thank Kenneth D
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tomaya04
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Saxonomous | Reviewed this property |
There are foreign language tours too. You can book online
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ct32016
May 23, 2016|
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Response from blc20142015 | Reviewed this property |
Capitol HILL is not a building, it's a sector of Washington,DC, where the Capitol building is located and some more important buildings in the same area. If you want to go inside the Capitol, you may do so even without... More
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Durai
May 18, 2016|
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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
It is worth the tour even if the scaffolding is still up.
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