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Capitol Hill

First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.
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First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004
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Reviewed yesterday

We just went around the exterior, never having ventured up on the actual grounds before. It's quite the sight from all side. I was bummed that we (I kept saying "we paid for it, how come we can't xyz!") couldn't go up any of the...More

Thank justcrazytalk
Reviewed yesterday

I do not understand why this same building is mentioned twice, but I figured that I'd review it anywway.

Thank travlinrn
Reviewed yesterday

The most sovereign architecture in the country? The tensest battleground in the country? You can't afford to miss this. Book the trip through the offices of your representives or senators in advance. Either in the halls of the House or the Senate will be captivating....More

Thank simonfung888
Reviewed 2 days ago

Again - so much history and is making history all the time. Worth seeing and spending some time. Always wear good walking shoes.

Thank SingerTrainer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Contact your local congressman ahead of time to arrange a tour by one of their interns. I was surprised how easy it was to enter their offices at the Rayburn Building. The art work and the history in the Capital Building is amazing. So much...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I never tire of visiting this city! The view of this building always excites me! It is an amazing example of history! I love this city!

Thank sheilal170
Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture is out of this world. The tour is quite quick but the guides are excellent. You will take a lot of photos !

Thank AngiBC
Reviewed 4 days ago

The scale of it all impressed me, even though I only viewed it from the outside. Lots of tourists but even then it was quite easy to get good photos. Ask a fellow tourist to take a picture of yourself ;)

Thank Lillian S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Can't visit DC without seeing the Capitol! It's a big nice building symbolizing USA. I walked aound it and was amazed.

Thank Na Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

Need to plan ahead and get tickets in advance by contacting your Congressman/woman. This is the only way to get the complete tour. It is very educational and rewarding tour, at no cost.

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Do you think the tour would be interesting for 12 year olds with basic English?
12 July 2016|
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Response from Saxonomous | Reviewed this property |
There are foreign language tours too. You can book online
I have been to Capitol Hill but did not know you could go inside. Do you have to be an American citizen to go inside? If not and you can get tickets, where do you get them from?
23 May 2016|
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Response from blc20142015 | Reviewed this property |
Capitol HILL is not a building, it's a sector of Washington,DC, where the Capitol building is located and some more important buildings in the same area. If you want to go inside the Capitol, you may do so even without... More
Planning for a visit to DC, Capitol Hill is still under construction? Building still covered with scaffoldings?
18 May 2016|
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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
It is worth the tour even if the scaffolding is still up.