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Review of U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol
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Congressional Tour of US Capitol and Major Monuments via Mini Coach
Ranked #21 of 447 things to do in Washington DC
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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.
Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

It was great to see the US Capitol building and to be able to go inside. We did the tour which was full of great information and it was also free!

Visited October 2012
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Irvine
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“construction”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

walked down to the Capital from the Mall. Sp worth every second, It was turning dusk and the sky was cloudy. As we approached the light went on in the rotunda, it was magnificent!! there was construction in front so we walked to the back steps, it was mostly vacant, we walked up to the steps and took in the past, present and future. Across the street is The supreme Court, it also is under construction in the front but walk up anyway and see the statues on each side of the stairs.

Visited November 2012
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Longwood, Florida
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“Great Tour & Cafeteria food Good”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Very organized & informative tour with personal tour guides.Personal headset good way to give personal tours. Cafeteria food good for cafeteria & had good specials.

Visited October 2012
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Fairfax, Virginia
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“Good Tour”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

The tour of the Capitol is worth waiting in line. So much of our history has started and ended here.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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“Rotunda is spectacular”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

We toured while Congress was not in session so we didn't get to see many legislators. The Rotunda is awesome but to see all the statues and sights takes quite awhile.

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