Any person for any reason is in the United States of America can not go home without visiting the capital before Washington and its attractions. First of all the famous White House , the official residence of the US president is in the middle of an architectural complex with a lot of Italian style. The White House is connected to the Capitol, seat of the Congress, through Pennsylvania Avenue one of the main streets of Washington.
A short distance from east to west from the Capitol to the National Mall are an example of monumental avenue and inside the Washington Monument obelisk stands 169 meters high. An elevator takes you to the top where you have a global vision of the city.
Before the implementation of this lift, which was initially designed for the transportation of building material was then modified in order to bring visitors too, many were tourists just to enjoy the breathtaking view from atop the obelisk faced the climb through 893 steps to the top. The Mall area is also known for the presence of several art-related attractions such as the Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum Do not miss the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a monument made with two black marble walls joined as forming a V that list the names of the dead or missing during the Vietnam war.
Certainly another attraction not to be missed is a visit to the Smithsonian American Art Museum is a complex of museums and a zoo with more than 19 educational attractions for children and 142 000 pieces from collections, which make Smithsonian, called the castle for its characteristic architectural, the largest museum complex in the world.
Another important icons of the city is the central station called Union Station of Washington a real calling card of the city built with modern architecture set up with lots of shops, bars and restaurants. It certainly is a central hub where besides being the terminus of many bus lines and also the Regional rail terminal and the metro is estimated that on average transit station about 32 million people a year.
Another part of the city that is worth visiting is the residential area of Georgetown the good of the city where everything is in perfect order though is the oldest part of the city. This neighborhood has undergone a transformation in the last years with excellent results and is one of the most visited attractions with many many shops, local and many historic buildings.
In this area is both Dumbarton Oaks Museum, famous for its beautiful gardens which houses the hotel’s terrace, the Zoo, the famous and prestigious Georgetown University. If you are looking for a wing lively area for your night life then the Logon Circle neighborhood is for you. In this neighborhood find in the city premises including a famous brewery.