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Art galleries, museums and theaters as well as vibrant entertainment, nightlife and shopping districts await in this city center neighborhood.
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Discover some of Washington’s oldest buildings, upscale shops and vibrant nightlife in this elegant riverside suburb.
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Funky shops, historic houses and fascinating museums have turned this once-exclusive neighborhood into a fun-loving bohemian district.
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Home to the emblematic U.S. Capitol Building, this central neighborhood is famous for its historic landmarks, markets, museums and nightlife.
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One of Washington’s oldest districts is now an upscale urban neighborhood, home to important government buildings as well as a lively student and arts community.
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History buffs will enjoy exploring Washington, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, important monuments and renowned art. This city also attracts tourists with its theatres, entertainment and shopping. Top sights in the city include International Spy Museum, Capital One Arena and Ford's Theater.
Known for its museums, art and theatres, the city's cultural venues include International Spy Museum, Ford's Theater and National Museum of Natural History. Attractions like Smithsonian's National Zoo, National Aquarium and The Capital Wheel are fun for kids of all ages. Its monuments and historic sites are notable and landmarks include White House, Smithsonian Castle and Washington Monument.
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Other favourite sights in Washington include Capital One Arena, National Mall and National Museum of American History. Popular places to see in the area include Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, 2.6 mi/4.2 km from the heart of the city, and Iwo Jima Memorial, which is 2.6 mi (4.3 km) away.
With so many ways to get around, seeing all of Washington is easy. Nearby metro stations include 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station and Center Station. If you want to venture outside the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Washington Union Station.