The symbol of the city of Washington DC, this 555-foot marble obelisk on the National Mall honors the nation's first ... More
The symbol of the city of Washington DC, this 555-foot marble obelisk on the National Mall honors the nation's first president. The cornerstone of the Washington Monument was laid in 1848, but construction was not completed until 1884. About one-third of the way up the obelisk is a visible change in the marble, evidence of the onset of the Civil War. Construction was halted during the war, and when builders returned to the same quarry to complete the project afterward, enough time had passed to cause a significant change in the color. Admission is free, but a 'timed pass' is required for the elevator ride to the top.
This tour operator offers an unusual and memorable way to see D.C. by land and water, without changing vehicle. Passengers
board authentic, fully restored 1942 Ducks, amphibious military personnel carriers. The land tour begins at Union Station and includes ...
One of Washington's newest memorials, the Korean War Veterans Memorial pays tribute to the many who fought in the Korean
War. Located near the Lincoln Memorial, this monument features statues of 19 soldiers carefully making their way through unknown ...
Seeing the nation's capital by bike is not only healthy, but it also allows visitors to get a closer view
of DC. This guided bicycle tour takes in many of Washington's magnificent monuments and landmarks; everything from the White ...
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