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9 Famous Washington Tourist Attractions

Washington, DC is a beautiful place to visit and explore. There is so much to do and see, we can follow the city tour to historic sites in Washington and visit the interesting museums.
this is the favorite recommendations for famous Tourist Attractions in Washington D.C. :

1. The Washington Monument


The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. and one of the city's early attractions. It was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to independence and then became its first President. The Monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, stands 555' 5 1/8" tall, and offers views in excess of thirty miles. It was finished on December 6, 1884.

2. U.S. Capitol


The second famous washington tourist attractions is U.S. Capitol Building, the meeting chambers for the Senate and the House of Representatives, is one of the most recognizable historic buildings in Washington, DC, located at the opposite end of the National Mall from the Washington Monument. It is a prominent landmark and an impressive example of 19th-century neoclassical architecture.

3. White House


Who don't know white house? The White House is the home and office of the President and is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Visitors from around the world come to Washington DC and hope to visit the most famous house of government. The white house be the major of tourist attractions in Washington

4. The 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.

5. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum


These national treasures cover a wide range of subjects from art to space exploration. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum provides a hands-on opportunity for families to learn and experience the history of flight. Here you can see the original Wright Brothers airplane, the Apollo 11 command module or the original model for the Star Trek Enterprise. Time permitting, you can also visit the Albert Einstein Planetarium or one of the many IMAX films offered. Do not leave without letting the kids touch an actual moon rock. This tourist attractions is very educational.

6. National Gallery of Art


The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC is a world-class art museum that displays one of the largest collections of masterpieces in the world including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and decorative arts from the 13th century to the present.

7. National Zoo


The National Zoo, Washington DC's 163-acre zoological park set within the Rock Creek National Park, features more than 400 different species of animals. The National Zoo is a part of the Smithsonian Institution and admission is free. This is a surprisingly tourist  attractions . Famous residents have included pandas from China (still a pouplar attraction) and Smokey the Bear. Kids will get a kick out of watching the orangutans traveling across the Orangutan Transport System (O-Line) over their heads within the Think Tank.

8. Georgetown


In here where you can shopping. The streets of Georgetown are where you’ll likely want to go for shopping, restaurants and enjoying the old architecture along M Street. The Old Stone House at 3051 M Street is oldest home in the area dating back to 1765. For shopping/commerce, you can visit Wisconsin Ave.

9. Washington National Cathedral


The 6th largest cathedral in the world took almost a full century to complete (1907-1990). The National Cathedral is an impressive structure, English Gothic in style, with exquisite architectural sculpture, wood carving, gargoyles, mosaics, and more than 200 stained glass windows. The top of the Gloria in Excelsis Tower, the highest point in Washington, DC offers dramatic views of the city.

Those are some information about Washington tourist attractions hope it could be useful for you when you plan to get vacation by visiting Washington, DC.