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Washington, D.C - District of Columbia Attractions

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. 
DC Capitol Building
Washington was named after George Washington, first President of the United States and Founding Father. Washington is described as the political Capital of the World, owing to its status as the seat of the United States Federal Government and numerous international institutions, such as the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
DC National Air and Space Museum
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Fun Facts about Washington DC
Ø  On July 9, 1790, Congress passed the Residence Act, which approved the creation of a national capital on the Potomac River.
Ø  Washington is home to many national monuments and museums, which are primarily situated on or around the National Mall.
Ø  The city hosts 176 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profit organizations, lobbying groups, and professional associations.
Ø  Dc is famous for its National Cherry Blossom Festival which is celebrated around the city each spring.
Ø  The USA’s capital teems with iconic monuments and memorials, vast museums and the corridors of power where visionaries and demagogues roam.
Ø  It's your home of many monuments and memorials, The White House, the Washington National Cathedral, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the United States Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Ø  The White House ranked second on the AIA's "List of America's Favorite Architecture" in 2007.
Ø  The Library of Congress is the biggest library in the world.
Ø  Washington is one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million annual tourists.
DC Supreme Court of the United States
DC Treasury Department

District of Columbia Must see Attractions
Ø  DC War Memorial
Ø  Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Ø  Washington National Cathedral
Ø  Washington Monument Tower
Ø  National Museum of African American History and Culture
Ø  National Cherry Blossom Festival - Occurs every year mid of March

Washington DC - District of Columbia

How to Reach : Washington, D.C., is located between Virginia and Maryland on the north bank of the Potomac River. It’s easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all that DC has to offer. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac River or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history.

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