Apart from the government-related attractions, Washington is a haven for all art and nature lovers. The National Gallery of Art houses Impressionist masterpieces, while the United States Botanical Gardens’ treats you to exotic plants.
Other attractions worth a visit are the African American Civil War Memorial, Kennedy CenterBasilica National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, B'nai B'rith Klutznick National ... More Jewish Museum, Capital Children's Museum, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, National Geographic Society Explorers’ Hall, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, International Spy Museum, Tudor Place Historic House and Gardens, National Mall and National Zoo.
Washington has a humid subtropical climate. The summers are hot and humid with an average temperature of 30°C. Thunderstorms are a regular phenomenon in summer. Winters are characterized by low temperatures and light snowfall. Spring is very pleasant with low humidity and mild temperatures.
Washington DC has a diverse economy. Not only is it a cultural centre but is also ... More a media hub. The city’s unique history is on display in its iconic monuments and neighbourhoods.
The city was chosen as a compromise in the fight between the North and the South for the centre of the new government.
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