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1 Washington University
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Rank: 1 About 37

The George Washington University is considered as a private, coeducational and also a top tier university which is situated in Washington, D.C.  This school was chartered in 1821 as the Columbian College in the District...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 2121 I Street, N.W
Type: Other attractions


2 Best Places
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Rank: 2 About 37

For a traveler nothing is more thrilling than the very first moment of arrival in any new places. Some of the best places in the world is Washington in District of Columbia. Washington is such place which is repeatedly visited by the tourists who...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Food Tours
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Rank: 3 About 37

There is a new way to explore and better understand the roots of a country, region or city, which matches the pleasure of walking around famous and legendary places with the pleasure of...

Reviewed by: DC Metro Food Tours
Type: Tours


Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens
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Rank: 4 About 37

Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens is located in Washington DC, USA.Spread over an area of 700 acres, the Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens is a popular tourist attraction in...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 National Museum of the American Indian
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Rank: 6 About 37

The Museum aims to study, preserve and understand the culture and history of the native people of America.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 4th St. and Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C.
Type: Museums


4 Walking tour
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Rank: 7 About 37

Our company provides a wide range of different tours in Washington D.C. , such as Monuments Tour, Free Arlington Cemetery Tour,  Lincoln Assassination, Ghosts of Georgetown ecc. Washington DC’s...

Reviewed by: DCbyfoot
Address:
Type: Tours


Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site
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Rank: 8 About 37

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site is situated in Washington DC, USA. Ford’s Theatre is of great significance in the American history. This site commemorates the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Capitol Hill Parks
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Rank: 9 About 37

Capitol Hill Parks is a popular tourist spot located in Washington DC, USA.Capitol Hill Parks is a collection of a number of parks. However, the Volunteers Park is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Central Washington
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Rank: 10 About 37

Central Washington is a region of United States which is known as the western half of Eastern Washington. This counties lie to the east of the Cascade Mountains and west of the 119th meridian. This neighborhood has estimated...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Jefferson Memorial
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Rank: 11 About 37

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial lies in Washington D.C. and is devoted to Thomas Jefferson, who was one of the Founding Fathers of America as well as the 3rd president of the US. The building was designed by John Russell Pope. It...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 900 Ohio Drive
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


George Washington Memorial Parkway
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Rank: 12 About 37

George Washington Memorial Parkway is located in Washington DC, USA. The George Washington Memorial Parkway has been dedicated to the American President George Washington....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


National Capital Parks-East
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Rank: 13 About 37

National Capital Parks-East is a popular tourist spot in Washington, DC, USA. National Capital Parks-East is spread across an area of 8,000 acres and has numerous...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


National Mall and Memorial Parks
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Rank: 14 About 37

The National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington include many memorials.Officially established in 1965, the National Mall and Memorial Parks consists of some of the oldest parks...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 American Oil & Gas Historical Society
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Rank: 15 About 37

American Oil and Gas Historical Society came into existence in 1859 at Pennsylvania. It was the first oil well in the country but not a gusher. In 1901 history was made at spindletop. Texas sized gusher that changed the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States‎
Type: Museums


8 Central France
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Rank: 16 About 37

Central France is located on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orleans and the Atlantic coast. Touraine, the region around tours, is known as Wines.  15th Century Flamboyant Gothic west front with Renaissance pinnacles was...

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Address: 1000 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC, United States‎
Type: Tours


9 Lincoln Memorial
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Rank: 17 About 37

The Lincoln Memorial is a famous landmark in Washington built to the memory of Abraham Lincoln who was the sixteenth president of the US. It is situated in the National Mall area of Washington, D.C. Henry Bacon is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lincoln Memorial
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Rock Creek Park
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Rank: 18 About 37

Rock Creek Park is a nature zone with parklands in Washington, United States.Founded in 1890, Rock Creek Park was one of the first federal parks in the region and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Eastern Washington
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Rank: 19 About 37

Eastern Washington is a region of United States and also a part of Washington East of the Cascade Mountains.  This neighborhood is popular for Central Washington University, the Columbia River, the Grand Coulee Dam, Eastern...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Political Washington
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Rank: 20 About 37

  Washington D.C., the capital of the U.S. and one of the centers of world politics. To see the political symbols of the capital one should start from the Lincoln memorial built to commemorate the assassination of one of the sounding...

Reviewed by: Alberto
Type: Sightseeing


10 The Rock Creek Park
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Rank: 21 About 37

The Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in the nation’s capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits thought the beauty of nature, fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and the ebb and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 6100 16th St NW, Washington, DC, United States‎ - (202) 882-7332‎
Type: Parks and gardens


11 City Structure
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Rank: 22 About 37

The Washington is a planned city. The design for the city was largely the work of a French-born architect, engineer and city planner who first arrived in the colonies as a military. Washington has humid subtropical climate. In...

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Address: 480 7th St NW, Washington, DC, United States‎
Type: Nature and sport


12 Climate
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Rank: 23 About 37

Washington is a planned city. The design for the city was largely the work of a French-born architect, engineer and city planner who first arrived in the colony as a military man. Washington has a humid subtropical climate. In summer it is hot and...

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Address: 480 7th St NW, Washington, DC, United States‎
Type: Nature and sport


13 Corcoran Gallery of Art
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Rank: 24 About 37

The Corcoran Gallery of Art is the largest privately supported cultural institution in Washington. The gallery was founded in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran. It was the finest Galleries in Washington. The total building of the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 500 17th St NW, Washington, DC, United States
Type: Museums


14 Judiciary Square
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Rank: 25 About 37

Judiciary Square is a neighborhood which lies in the northwest of Washington. The center of the square has a number of courthouse buildings especially in the plaza. A majority of the buildings in this area consists of various municipal and federal...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 480 7th St NW, Washington, DC, United States‎
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 National Building Museum
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Rank: 26 About 37

The National Building Museum, in Washington is a museum of architecture, design, engineering construction and urban planning. It was created by an act of congress in 1980 and is also a private non-profit institution. The Museum is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 441 G St NW, Washington, DC, United States‎ - (703) 482-6121‎
Type: Museums

Attractions close to Washington


High Mountain Park Preserve - 4.2 mi
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The High Mountain Park Preserve is a protected area of the Preakness Range of the Watchung Mountains in the city of Wayne. The preserve was established in 1993, and is spread over 1,153 acres of woodlands and wetlands...

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Address: 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA
Distance: 6.7
City: Wayne

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Echo Reservoir - 5.2 mi
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Echo Reservoir is located in Echo Junction on the Weber River. It has a western shore for nearly three miles making the reservoir easily visible in Utah. It is also famous for fishing with a wide range of fishes like carp,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Echo Reservoir, Park City, United States, North America
Distance: 8.4
City: Park City

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Washington Dulles International Airport - 5.5 mi
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Washington Dulles International Airport is a public airport which is located 25 miles to the west of the central business district of Washington. This airport serves the greater Washington DC metropolitan area. The Unite...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Distance: 8.8
City: Alexandria

Type: Getting around + Share


Highways andTrains - 5.5 mi
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Alexandria is bisected North and South by State Route 7. The interstate 95/495, Interstate 395 are some of the transportation mode in this city.  The Alexandria Union Station is the historic train station in Alexandria and...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Distance: 8.8
City: Alexandria

Type: Getting around + Share

Neighbouring places: Washington


Arlington - 3.1 mi

Arlington County is a county in Virginia situated across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.  In 2005, as per the American Podiatric Medical Association, the...

Distance: 5
City: Arlington

Takoma Park - 5.9 mi

Takoma Park is situated in Montgomery County, Mary Land State, United States. It was discovered in the year 1883 by Benjamin Franklin Gilbert and incorporated in 1890, and in 1976 it was reincorporated as the Takoma Park historic District...

Distance: 9.5
City: Takoma Park

Hyattsville - 6.3 mi

Hyattsville is said to be a situated in the County of Prince George in Maryland. This city is being named after its founder Christopher Hyatt. In 1859, the name Hayttsvile was being...

Distance: 10.1
City: Hyattsville

Alexandria - 6.3 mi

The independent city of Alexandria is situated in Virginia, USA. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, the city covers an area of 39.9 sq km and has a population...

Distance: 10.1
City: Alexandria

Latest reviews Washington

1/29/2014
Overall rating: 9
  It isn't the capital for no reason!! It has a "European" charm, mixed with American grandeur. It's... Next  

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