Visiting Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is one of the most interesting places of the United states. Washington is home to the Smithsonian museums. No doubts you will enjoy it. There are 19 museums and art galleries of the Smithsonian museums. You will see the most interesting collections of insects, meteorites, spacecrafts, locomotives, and arts. Probably it would be a difficult to visit all of them but definitely there is something exceptionally for you. So there are Smithsonian Institution Building, Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Freer Gallery and many other interesting museums.

In fact most of the museums and art galleries are free to the public in the capital of the United States. One of the most interesting places and museums of the city is U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum.

If you are interested in journalism and media then do not miss an opportunity to visit Newseum. This museum is supposed to be the most interactive and it “offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits”. It is located in the city center so you will hardly miss it. The admission is not free. But it is worth it.

By the way you also have a chance to visit the White House. So if you are really interested in American history you may try your best to do it. Another popular tourist attraction is undoubtedly the U.S. Capitol Building. Probably it would be more difficult to visit it but you may also try.

And of course there are lots of monuments and memorials in the city. The most popular are the Washington Monument, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial.

Washington differs from worlds’ capitals as it reminds more business and political center. Anyway there are many places to visit. Enjoy it.

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