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Address: First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.

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Arrived for the tour and got shown pretty much everything. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and you just can't escape the sheer since of history. My only criticism is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan P
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Wednesbury
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Wednesbury
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived for the tour and got shown pretty much everything. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and you just can't escape the sheer since of history. My only criticism is there aren't many water faucets so make you brink some drinks with you as you can spend hours here.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The visitors center is huge and offers 2 tours. Outside the tours it has an area with the time line of the capital. It was very interesting and filled with cool information. It's takes sometime to explore so give yourself at least 3 hours when visiting. You can also take a tunnel to the Jefferson building from the capital. Add... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the regular tour, you can see the Rotunda and the old Senate room (now full of beautiful statues). The regular tour does not include visiting the Senate or House. To do this, you need to contact one of the State Reps ahead of time. We did not do that, so we walked over to her office and requested the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

walking up is tiring...but worth it. Overlooking the mall is fantastic. The Capital building, Supreme Court and congressional offices are up here. worth the walk to the top. Nice grassy park up there to relax at as well

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place of history but what made it really special is the guide (a lady who's name I don't recall) but she made the tour interesting and special. Really worth a visit - i booked my ticket well in advance. Use the underground tunnel to go and see a Congress's library too. And for foreigners - go to the desk... More 

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Chester, Vermont
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can spend hours walking around this building just studying the stone work. The marble and columns are simply beautiful to behold.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You enter at the rotunda and the statuary are around the circular walls, Guides are well informed and friendly. As part of our scout tour, we pre-arranged for a talk by one of our Senators when we entered the chamber. Had we attended during the week, there would have been more activity. A mu8st for understanding our American way of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got tour passes from our Congressman prior to coming. The tour was the best. So much to learn. The video to was great (I feel our leaders might want to watch it) but the dome is amazing. Wow some things just take your breath away.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Capitol is visible from many points and routes for a good photo if you never have been to DC. We plan to view from the car due to a tight schedule.

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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I simply showed up and obtained tour tickets. Stunning architecture, informative tour. A humbling experience overall. Very worthwhile

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