Supreme Court, Washington DC

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Take a self-guided tour of the Supreme Court to learn what the highest federal court in the United States is all about. Completed in 1935, the neoclassical temple-style building shines in marble from Vermont, Georgia, Alabama, and Spain. As you enter, you will encounter the statue of Justice--a mythological female figure recognized as a legal symbol in the United States. As you tour, take note of other Beaux Arts-style sculptures, fountains, flagpoles, and benches. Court sessions are normally open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Join an organized lecture to learn about the judicial functions, history, and architecture of the court. Make Supreme Court a part of your Washington DC vacation plans using our Washington DC online trip builder .
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  • The exterior of this building is imposing and impressive, and if you walk around the block you will see it is a very large structure. Standing in the square at the front is awe-inspiring! The self-gui...  more »
  • Another huge iconic American building. This is a very impressive building with its large columns out the front.  more »
  • The Supreme Court is just as it describes "Supreme"! Take your time and walk through this gorgeous building and take in the history of our most magnificent justices! Don't miss out!  more »

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