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- Address: First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, United States, Washington D. C.
- Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +1-2022268000
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Statue, Architecture , Heritage Building
The United States Capitol Building is where the legislature of the country meets and conducts its affairs. The lovely domed structure isn’t just a pretty sight; it stands as a symbol of the country in many ways.
The monument is located at Capitol Hill and is a wonderful example of official architecture that is both impressive as well as beautiful. Tourists flock to this place not just because of its political importance but due to its cultural significance as well. There is a beautiful fresco painted on the interior of the capitol’s dome that is certainly worth seeing. The interiors are intricately carved and art from the world over graces its walls. Another interesting thing to see here is the National Statuary Hall where there are two statues from each of the fifty states of America. Some of the greatest personalities from the country have been honoured here. A visit to the US Capitol is a must while travelling to Washington D.C.
- A guided tour will be able to acquaint you better with the place but if you don’t want to see the place from the inside, the self-guided tours are free and grant you access to the botanic gardens, the Statuary Hall and the grounds.
- Capitol Driveway NW
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- Taqueria Nacional
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95% of people who visit Washington D. C. include United States Capitol in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
60.63% of people start their United States Capitol visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see United States Capitol
87.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting United States Capitol
We ended up doing a tour and it was so nice. If you get a chance go and you won't be disappointed. There is a cafeteria inside that isn't too bad but pretty pricey for what you get. It is also neat that it is connected to The Library of Congress. So you can just walk a short walk through the tunnel and check that out next.
It is a great place to go if you are interested in the history of our country. The tour guide was friendly and helpful. There is lots of security which can be expected at a place like this. It is a nice place to go if you are into photography. Be sure to check out the library of Congress as well. Be prepared to walk for a while and for lots of people.
Very educational and enjoyable. Recommend contacting your Senator or Representative to see about a guided tour. Well worth the time. Did you know that for a fee, you can request a flag that’s has been flown over the US Capital building? Comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Architect of the Capital’s office. Check your Senator’s or Representative’s web site for details. Very cool gift idea.
Overall an excellent experience. The reception area and grounds are very nice, the movie and tour of the rotunda was well presented. The cafeteria was clean and offered good choices for all during lunch hours. It would be hard to improve the experience of visiting the Capital. Really liked the tunnel system to the library of Congress.
The United States Capitol Hill is a magnificent building that symbolizes freedom and democracy. It symbolizes the best authorities in the United States. There are many people to visit and it is necessary to queue up early. There is a lot of outside parking spaces that require permission. It's really hard to park around, but there are many indoor parking lots nearby. Come on, the botanical garden next to cherry blossoms this season is also worth walking. Fantastic tourist attraction recommended for all!