Iconic Capitol Hill tour
Activities

Iconic Capitol Hill tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the political core of Washington DC
  • Learn plenty of facts and anecdotes from your guide
  • See the Capitol, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress
What to expect

This walking tour designed for architecture and history enthusiasts takes you through the political core of Washington DC!

From the original L'Enfant city plan to the tumultuous construction of the Capitol and Grounds, from the rise of the magnificent Beaux-Arts Library of Congress and imposing Supreme Court, to the present day. Prolific designers like Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, Frederick Law Olmstead, and Daniel Burnham will feature prominently.

Begin your tour from the city's Union Station, which opened in 1908 and was designed to be the main access to the American capital. Then, move to the U.S. Capitol Building and Grounds, among the city's most iconic landmarks. Follow your guide among other emblematic places, including the Supreme Court Building and the Library of Congress. Conclude your tour at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial.

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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
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Tour guide
    What's not included
    • Entrance to the sites
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 0-16)
    Where

    50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

    Meeting point:
    At the Union Station Great Hall.
    What to remember
    • It is recommended to wear sturdy walking shoes and comfortable clothes. Bring bottled water with you
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    Provider
    DC Design Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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