Capitol Hill, Washington DC

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
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Stroll the avenues of Capitol Hill, the largest historical neighborhood in Washington, D.C. In addition to its namesake, the United States' Capitol building, you'll also find the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed work. At the Eastern Market, shop for antique clocks or fresh fruit, try the blueberry buckwheat pancakes, or head to one of the upscale restaurants for a steak meal. If you're visiting the Capitol, be sure to pre-book a tour. Coming by public transportation will save you the trouble of finding parking. Take a look at our Washington DC tour itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Capitol Hill and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A must see for those visiting DC. The Capitol itself is impressive. A large, white marble building looking out over the city. But the rest of the area is beautiful as well. Make sure to take a stroll....  more
    A must see for those visiting DC. The Capitol itself is impressive. A large, white marble building looking out over the city. But the rest of the area is beautiful as well. Make sure to take a stroll....  more »
  • An absolute must! Beautiful! I would highly recommend combining the capitol hill travel with the botanical garden and a walk down the historic district nearby. 
    An absolute must! Beautiful! I would highly recommend combining the capitol hill travel with the botanical garden and a walk down the historic district nearby.  more »
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  • Call to make sure the visitor center is open. The entrance is on the back side from the National Mall
  • Must see. Makes impression.

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