Capitol Hill, Washington DC

4.5
#1 of 9 in Neighborhoods in Washington DC
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
Stroll the avenues of Capitol Hill, the largest historical neighborhood in Washington, D.C. In addition to its namesake, the United States' Capitol building, you'll also find the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed work. At the Eastern Market, shop for antique clocks or fresh fruit, try the blueberry buckwheat pancakes, or head to one of the upscale restaurants for a steak meal. If you're visiting the Capitol, be sure to pre-book a tour. Coming by public transportation will save you the trouble of finding parking. Take a look at our Washington DC tour itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Capitol Hill and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Capital Hill is very stately in appearance. Politics aside, it is suggestive of a solid, well-functioning government. Certainly the architecture is beautiful.  more »
  • Visited this beautiful building in Washington DC with SOTC group. It is in white colour but has lasting impression as a monument. Capitol Hill is the seat of the U.S. government, Senate and Houses of....  more »
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