Not just for transportation, Union Station showcases European Classical monumental art. See the architectural elements resembling the Arch of Constantine and the Baths of Diocletian, stone inscriptions in the Beaux-Arts style, and 26 centurion sculptures in the main hall. The station houses a shopping center and tourist resources as well. More than 300 trains operate out of the station daily, and 30-40 million people per year use the metro. Visit the shops and eat at some of the numerous restaurants and fast-food venues on-site. Use our Washington DC holiday planning app to arrange your visit to Union Station and other attractions in Washington DC.
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A worthy destination in its own right. We arrived and left Washington DC by train, and used the attached subway station on our brief stay, and enjoyed every minute. Visually, it's stunning, and there.... more »
My wife and I went through Union Station as we arrived and departed Washington DC on AMTRAK. The main hall is a nice photo op. There are many shops and restaurants to kill time with if you are... more »
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