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East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast, Washington, DC, United States, 20003
Not only the abode of the Legislative Branch of the United States Federal Government, the Senate and the House of Representatives, the pristine facade, elegant dome and porticoes of the Capitol Building are also a symbol of the principles held dear by the nation's founding fathers; an emblem of representative democracy. The Capitol's foundation stone was laid in 1793 by President George Washington and the first session of the United States Congress to be held here was in the year 1800, although it would be another 11 years before the neoclassical building would be complete. Interestingly, the United States Capitol Building was not designed by an architect, but instead by Dr. William Thornton, a physician by trade living in the British West Indies. Guided tours of the Capitol offer a glimpse into the day to day working of the government and the intricacies of the majestic Capitol's rich interiors.
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Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour
Washington DC Capital Sites Bike Tour
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
44 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Day Trip From New York
Washington DC Day Trip From New York
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
169 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
2-day Washington Dc, Philadelphia and Amish Country Tour From New York
2-day Washington Dc, Philadelphia and Amish Country Tour From New York
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
320 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
Colonial Williamsburg Admission
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
40.99 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Admission To Washington DC Newseum
Admission To Washington DC Newseum
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
24.27 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour
Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
68.99 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Photo Safari: Monuments and Memorials Tour
Washington DC Photo Safari: Monuments and Memorials Tour
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
89 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Express Sightseeing Tour
Washington DC Express Sightseeing Tour
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
75 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments By Moonlight Tour
Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments By Moonlight Tour
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
85 USD
Thursday - 05.23.19
Washington DC Monuments By Moonlight Night Tour By Trolley
Washington DC Monuments By Moonlight Night Tour By Trolley
U.S. Capitol Building
East Capitol Street Northeast and First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003 United States
45 USD
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