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Capitol Hill

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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.
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First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
National Mall
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Capital Hill is the 2nd out of 10 monuments to visit in DC. The free guided tour was well presented and the inside building structure is incredible. One of the most beautiful monuments of the US history.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Superb landscape. Awe-inspiring architecture. Very friendly security staff. Great for photo-ops. One of the jewels in the crown @ National Mall.

Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was quite an experience to actually see the White House after seeing it on the news and in the movies. Every kid in America should experience this! It gives you a real true image of where and how far we have come as a...More

Thank Vickie J
Reviewed 3 days ago

The building is historic and the dome is very pretty. However, I didn't think the building was anything special compared to many other historic buildings all over the world. The tour was also very boring.

Thank salmoncake
Reviewed 3 days ago

There isn't much to say about this place beyond what you see in the pictures, but of course the sheer size of it when you see it real life is astonishing.

Thank 8SAB8
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the moment you enter this building the history exudes and holds your attention. The initial video played in one of two theatres opens the history from before independence to the current day. Have your camera ready there is lots to photo in order to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The pure elegance and awe of this building is amazing. Too bad the people that work in it do not have the same beauty. God Bless America

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where our government happens! We visited at night and walked around the perimeter and saw the building in its entirety. We met a helpful security guard who explained we could not enter as the building was closed, but he gave us an informative,...More

Thank sarahsvermont18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area of DC. Supreme Court, Capitol and Library of Congress are all here together. Lot of places to eat around

Thank samuel8248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it. Don't miss it. Beautiful and awe-inspiring from the artwork everywhere to the air of seriousness that contrasts the circus as is is reported daily on TV.

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July 12, 2016|
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Response from Saxonomous | Reviewed this property |
There are foreign language tours too. You can book online
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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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
It is worth the tour even if the scaffolding is still up.