Take a tour of Top 10 Travel Attractions of Washington, DC – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
Hey, this is your travel host, Naomi. I would like to show you the top 10 attractions of Washington, DC.
Number ten, Jefferson Memorial. It is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, third US President and one of the Founding Fathers. The memorial is modeled after Rome’s Pantheon.
Number nine, Old Town Alexandria. An important port in the 18th century, today you can walk through its cobblestone streets and relive history.
Number eight, Library of Congress. It is the largest library in the world. The magnificent building houses approximately 90 million archives materials.
Number seven, Lincoln Memorial. Dedicated to Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President and a great leader. Completed in 1922, it is modeled after Greek temples.
Number six, Supreme Court. Among the country’s most important institutions, you can take a tour to learn about its history and inner workings.
Number five, cherry blossoms. During the springtime, Washington DC is full of stunning cherry blossoms. This is a great time to visit the city.
Number four, National Cathedral. It is the most well known US cathedral. This beautiful building has been the site for many national memorial services.
Number three, The Capitol, a remarkable neoclassical landmark. Recognized around the world, this is where the US Senate and House of Representatives meet.
Number two, Washington Monument, dominating the Washington DC skyline and dedicated to the first US President George Washington.
And number one, The White House. Symbolically the most important building of the country, US Presidents have lived and worked here for more than 200 years.