Washington is in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. It was named after the first president of the U.S. “George Washington”. It is the 18th most states in the U.S. It is popular for its beauty, monuments and buildings. There are many places to visit in Washington, have a look at a few:
- United State Capitol and Capitol Hill
It is recognized as a symbol of the U.S. around the world. It is a monument, working office building and represents the democracy of the U.S. in the world. You can go to visit the building through the Capitol Visitor Center. It is located underground on the east side of the Capitol. You can start by visiting the Exhibition Hall, perusing our Gift Shops or dining in our Restaurant. But you have to go through the U.S Capitol prohibited items list. It is an amazing place to visit.
- National Museum Of American History
National Museum of American History traces the political, cultural, scientific and technological history of the U.S. It is in the heart of Washington, near the national market. Here you will find the story of history, national treasure, ordinary objects which illustrate the daily life. It also tells about the Navigation story, changing contribution of first lady and you fell in loves with the car. Iconic Artifacts, stimulating exhibitions, engaging programs are the entertainment key to visit.
- National Zoological Park
The National Zoological Park is also the oldest zoo in the United States and is also called as the “National Zoo”. It is founded to provide the animal care, science, education and sustainability and visitor experience. It has 1800 animals of 300 different species. All of the animals at the National Zoo, which is also a global research center and conversation center, are cared by world class Zoologists and veterinarians.
As the name suggests, is a six level, high-tech and interactive museum of journalism and news in Washington. It features fifteen galleries and theaters. It tells you about the history of news reporting from the 16th century to till date. The Newseum uses a variety of media to express the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.
- International Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum is a worth paying museum to look for. This is especially if you have the children over age 10. It is also a privately owned museum, dedicated to the history and contemporary role of espionage. It also has the largest collection of international espionage artifacts currently on public display. You will find more than 750 artifacts and has 20,000 square feet of exhibition space.