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1. Castle, The: Built in 1855, the Smithsonian Institution's first building is known as the Castle. The building houses the Institu...
2. Thomas Jefferson Building: The Thomas Jefferson Building is the oldest of the three Library of Congress buildings. Opened in 1897, the buildin...
3. Sewall-Belmont House: A museum and library in honor of the women's rights movement, near Union Station  
4. National Cathedral: An interfaith church dating back to the birth of the city itself, still holding services and open to the public.  
5. National Air and Space Museum: One of the most popular of the Smithsonian museums in the National Mall area; features real aircraft and spacecraft...  
6. Library of Congress: The nation's library, located on Capitol Hill, is also the world's largest library. It was founded in 1800 and cont...  
7. National Archives: This is where you can view historical documents like the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.  
8. Newseum: An interactive museum seeking to educate the public about journalism and news  
9. Watergate: The infamous riverfront hotel complex that was a central figure in--and the namesake of--Nixon's political scandal ...  
10. Swiss Embassy: A great place to experience concerts, films and other family activities; on Cathedral Ave.  
11. RFK Stadium: Home to the Washington DC United Soccer Team.  
12. Row Houses: A style of housing dating back to the 17th century, similar to a town home; very common in the older parts of D.C.  
13. Exorcist House: The house whose exterior, including the infamous staircase, were featured in the 1970s classic horror movie of the ...  
14. Hay Adams Hotel: One of D.C.'s luxury hotels, on 16th Street across Lafayette Park from the White House.  
15. White House, The: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, the home of the President of the United States of America.  
 
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