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1. Capitol Hill: The area's most prominent landmark, the Capitol building, perches here; the original architect decreed that no buil...
2. Castle, The: Built in 1855, the Smithsonian Institution's first building is known as the Castle. The building houses the Institu...
3. Thomas Jefferson Building: The Thomas Jefferson Building is the oldest of the three Library of Congress buildings. Opened in 1897, the buildin...
4. Sewall-Belmont House: A museum and library in honor of the women's rights movement, near Union Station  
5. National Cathedral: An interfaith church dating back to the birth of the city itself, still holding services and open to the public.  
6. National Air and Space Museum: One of the most popular of the Smithsonian museums in the National Mall area; features real aircraft and spacecraft...  
7. Alexandria: The part of Virginia just south of Washington D.C., on the west bank of the Potomac River.  
8. Arlington: The nearby area of Virginia that contains the Arlington National Cemetery, the military memorial where war veterans...  
9. Embassy Row: The area of D.C. with the primary concentration of international embassies, along northwest Massachusetts Avenue.  
10. DuPont Circle: A traffic circle in northwestern Washington D.C. where Massachusetts Ave, Connecticut Ave, New Hampshire Ave, P Str...  
11. Segs in the City: A kiosk on Pennsylvania Ave between 10th and 12th Streets where one can rent a Segway Human Transporter, complete w...  
12. 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...  
13. National Archives: This is where you can view historical documents like the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.  
14. Ford's Theatre: This venue was the site of Lincoln's assassination in 1865, and believe it or not, the place is still open and has ...  
15. Newseum: An interactive museum seeking to educate the public about journalism and news  
 
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