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Washington is the capital and the large city in United States, located some 10 km to the north-east from Arlington. The population is about 601,800 people in accordance with the 2016 census. Many people visit Washington each year to take a look at its famous monuments and memorials and colossal sculptures.

The nearest airport Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (IATA: DCA) is about 10 km away.

Things to do in Washington

1. Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D. C. And was dedicated on May 30, 1922. The architect was Henry Bacon, the sculptor of the main statue (Abraham Lincoln, 1920) was Daniel Chester French, and the painter of the interior murals was Jules Guerin. It is one of several monuments built to honor an American president.

2. Abraham Lincoln (1920 statue)
Abraham Lincoln (1920) is a colossal seated figure of U. S. President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) sculpted in marble by Daniel Chester French (1850–1931). It is situated in the Lincoln Memorial (constructed 1914–22), on the National Mall, Washington, D. C. U. S. A. And was unveiled in 1922.

3. National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art is a national art museum, located on the National Mall in Washington, D. C. Open to the public free of charge, the museum was established in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, with funds for construction and a substantial art collection donated by Andrew W. Mellon. Additionally, the core collection has major works of art donated by Paul Mellon, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, Lessing J. Rosenwald, Samuel Henry…

4. National Museum of American History
The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. Among the items on display is the original Star-Spangled Banner. The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution and located on the National Mall at 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, D. C.

5. Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington D. C. Most commonly known as St. Matthew's Cathedral, is the seat of the Archbishop (Donald Wuerl as of 2006) of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. As St. Matthew's Cathedral and Rectory, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

6. Washington Monument
The Washington Monument is a large, tall, sand-colored obelisk near the west end of the National Mall in Washington, D. C. It is a United States Presidential Memorial constructed to commemorate the first U. S. President, George Washington.

7. Library of Congress
The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D. C. It also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Virginia. The library's functions are overseen by the librarian of Congress, and its buildings are maintained by th…

8. National Portrait Gallery (United States)
The National Portrait Gallery is a historic art museum located between 7th, 9th, F, and G Streets NW in Washington, D. C. In the United States. Founded in 1962 and opened to the public in 1968, it is part of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collections focus on images of famous Americans. The museum is housed in the historic Old Patent Office Building, as is the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The two museums are the eponym for the Gallery Place Washington Metro station, located at the corner…

If you have already seen Washington, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:

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Lincoln Memorial

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Abraham Lincoln (1920 statue)

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National Gallery of Art

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National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center

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Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington D.C., most

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Washington Monument

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Library of Congress

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National Portrait Gallery (United States)

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National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) of the Smithsonian

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National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum

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Pentagon Memorial

The Pentagon Memorial, located just southwest of The Pentagon in

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Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral, whose official name is the Cathedral

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United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States

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Georgetown University

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Willard InterContinental Washington

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The Hay - Adams

starting $389

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel

starting $467

W Washington D.C.

starting $395

JW Marriott Washington, DC

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BridgeStreet at Woodward Building Apartment

starting $319

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starting $400

Club Quarters Hotel in Washington DC

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