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What to see in Washington, District Of Columbia

 
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lindamura's pictureby lindamura review
added on 7th of March, 2008
“All men are created free and equal” inscribed on the south wall of the Lincoln monument, we're in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.
is best known as the Nation’s capital. The city itself is like a gigantic museum with world re-knowned landmarks including the White House, U.S Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art.

This majestic city can be yours to view almost for free, as many of the monuments and parks are accessible at no cost. Visitors each year make an attempt to visit the city when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom this adds a softer side to the city, which has always been better know for it’s politics.

Washington D.C. is not as swank or trendy as New York or San Francisco, it draws it's visitors who are interested in the history of this nation. There's a monument or memorial on almost every street corner, go ahead and explore this city and enjoy your visit to the nation's capital!
 

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Washington, D.C., United StatesA society in which large manors housed wealthy and hospitable Lords and Ladies was sure to bring a delightful social life to the area.  There were many social calls, dinner parties, and men’s sporting events, such as horse racing and fencing.  Of course, the wealthy upper-class were not the only settlers in the area.  There were many small farmers working the less-fertile land plots and tenant farmers who rented land from the manors.  Also, indentured servants settled in the area and worked as laborers, artisans, and mechanics. After the Revolutionary War in which the American colonies were freed from British rule, the Continental... Read more »

 
 
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What to visit in Washington - Feb 22, 2006, by travelgrove-editor
Washington D.C. is best known as the Nation's capital. The city itself is like a gigantic museum with world re-knowned landmarks including the White House, U.S Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the Smithsonian Institution and... Read more »

City of the cherry blossom - Mar 7, 2008, by lindamura
Population: 571,822 Major Airports: Washington D.C. National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI). When to Go: Spring is the best time to visit this city as the cherry blossoms... Read more »

 
 

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