Washington Capitol Hill and American politics guided tour
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Activities

Washington Capitol Hill and American politics guided tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the U.S. government and debate its frequently controversial politics
  • Wander through the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood and discover local shops and restaurants
  • Discover the origins of the nation’s capital
What to expect

Stroll the streets of Washington's oldest residential neighborhood and discover the birthplace of American politics. See the iconic U.S. Capitol Building, the Supreme Court, and Library of Congress before finishing off your tour with a friendly debate at a locally-owned café, bar, or restaurant on DC’s historic Barracks Row.

The tour begins at the heart of the city - the U.S. Capitol Building. Discover the origins of the city, along with the inner workings of the American government and some incredible stories about U.S. politics as you stand right in front of the building that started it all. Pass some of the most historic places of Capitol Hill, including the Supreme Court and Library of Congress, the Eastern Market, the Old Navy Hospital and the Marine Core Barracks.

Finally, check out the oldest commercial district in the city - Barrack’s Row. There, your local guide will point out some of the best spots to eat, drink and socialize before ending the tour at a local favorite bar on the Row.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Local English-speaking guide
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks along the way
    • Souvenirs and personal shopping
    • Gratuities for your guide
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 0-5): free
    Where

    112 East Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20543, Stati Uniti

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide on the east side of the Capitol building between the guard posts on the Capitol side of the intersection, where First St. NE, First St. SE, and East Capitol St. NE meet

    What to remember
    • We strongly recommend you bring a mask with you to the tour for the safety of you and other guests. Your guide will inform you of the latest government recommendations, and whether a mask is required
    • Guides may ask to collect your contact information at the start of the tour, for contact tracing purposes only. Please refrain from joining the tour if you are experiencing any symptoms associated with Covid-19
    • The private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers
    • Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please specify at checkout if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6
    • Please wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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