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Address: First Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20510
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At the east end of The Mall, the Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol.

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Nice Tour

Had a nice tour of the Capitol but I would like to see it when not under construction.. Learned a lot from our tour guide he gave us a lot of information.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2015
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Hamburg, New York
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Hamburg, New York
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Had a nice tour of the Capitol but I would like to see it when not under construction.. Learned a lot from our tour guide he gave us a lot of information.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We booked the tour online in advance of travelling to the US and booking was a simple process and a time for the tour was allocated. We arrived early and due to the season, numbers were lower and we were able to join an earlier group. The guide was incredibly good and definitely had earned the right to talk as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Well, really, it'll be some intern, but they'll be happy to guide you around the building if you contact your rep in advance. This place is the strictest on the "no food policy". Other buildings will say it, but be fine with you having food in your bag that you just don't consume while you're there. Not so at the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I've been to DC several times so luckily I've seen the Capitol without the scaffolding, but I must say it's quite a sad sight. I can't wait until it's done.

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Channahon, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Huge building with many statues and pictures. Best to have a guide to explain the many chambers and history.

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Take a tour (book prior to going on-line) great guided tours, from here you can attend the library of congress and you could visit the house of representatives all free of charge and a great place to see the US version of the house of commons. just take along your id and they'll give you a ticket to visit which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

A great visitor attraction in DC. Really organised visitor experience with film about the Capitol, good shops and restaurant. Was able to get a pass to see Senate in session. The dome is currently undergoing renovations inside and out until 2017, so covered in scaffolding.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

I know that it can't be helped but I was really looking forward to visiting Capitol Hill but they chose this year to carry out required repairs! Damn! :-)

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

if you get an opportunity to get a private tour please do so. you need to apply with your state senators office to set it up.

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Assonet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We were looking forward to visiting, however it was not accessible due to a terror alert. We did however circle around it a few times and it was awesome just to see something that most people are only able to read about in books or see on TV. Due to being unable to stop, pictures were limited.

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