Unbelievably beautiful. Tour is excellent and opening movie should be mandatory for all Americans and wanna-be's.
About Capitol Hill
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Having been in the US Capitol many times this was my 1st time to enter through the visitors center. Must take 45 min. tour which includes a 13 min. film. Remarkable history and remarkable architecture.
We walked to the Capitol building from the Library of Congress and enjoyed sitting outside on a beautiful afternoon and taking it all in. We went in and took a guided tour which was great (although very crowded) and enjoyed hearing about the innovations used...More
To facilitate the best tour, get a timed entry pass from your Representative in the US Congress. If the Congress is in session, ask for a special pass to see the House and Senate in session. The tours are very well organized.
When you see the Capitol grounds on TV, they look big, but not THIS big! Seeing the hill area is just expansive, much bigger than we expected. I know Europe has tons of ancient monuments, but I'd like to think The Capitol Building and all...More
Hubby and I came to visit this beautiful architecture. As it was very late afternoon/early night, we had great parking space, very few people and all the time we could have had to ourselves to explore. Unfortunately, we didn't have that time. Maybe next time...
Of course, you have to go. We took a tour of the Capitol building and found it fascinating. While you can 'walk-in', we had our tour booked in advance by our congress representative (along with other tours). This is one of many places that you...More
it was a feeling of awe, you never know who you might see wandering the halls or sit and just listen to the conversations about our government
The exterior is imposing especially if viewed from the garden outside. The interior is beautiful, especially the dome.