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The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt...more
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We had a great visit to the Congress on a Saturday in October. The visit started with an informative and well made film about the history of Congress. We were then guided around in the building. The rotunda and the National Statuary Hall was awesome....More
I was fortunate to have a capital dome tour last Friday. Great clear day provided an unprecedented view of DC.
A capital dome tour is rare. Must include your congressman, if in session, or their chief of staff, when not in session.
When we arrived, we were greeted at the outside visitor center. We we offered a ride up capital hill to the underground visitor center where we were able to get tickets to tour the Capital Building. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the architecture...More
Ten years ago, I did a private tour with someone from my representative’s office, but for this trip, we thought we would try the Visitor’s Center tour. We originally scheduled a tour time online, but when we got there, they said we could go earlier....More
Thought the tour was fun. Seeing the inside to the rotunda is amazing. The guide we had was very knowledgeable about all the statues and paintings while on the tour. He tried to personalize the tour to the states represented while on the tour. The...More
The 90 minute tours are the response to the crush of tourists that descend on the nations capitol. I have visited the US Capitol at various times, beginning in the 1960s. The visitors ability to see and experience has decreased due to the aforementioned tourist...More
Response from 560summerm | Reviewed this property |
I signed up ahead of time so we didn’t have to wait in line. Just showed up 10 min before our tour time. Definitely do the tour! It’s worth it to learn all of the interesting stories you wouldn’t learn by looking at the... More
I signed up ahead of time so we didn’t have to wait in line. Just showed up 10 min before our tour time. Definitely do the tour! It’s worth it to learn all of the interesting stories you wouldn’t learn by looking at the artifacts.
Response from MarineAir10 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It’s a log way away and sadly, the US Capitol building is in what I would describe as ‘less’ than the best neighborhood in Washington D.C. I strongly recommend Uber and Lyft for Washington sight seeing as the... More
Not really. It’s a log way away and sadly, the US Capitol building is in what I would describe as ‘less’ than the best neighborhood in Washington D.C. I strongly recommend Uber and Lyft for Washington sight seeing as the parking is terrible almost everywhere. You can easily spend more on one parking space than on an Uber/Lyft ride.