Capitol Hill, Washington DC

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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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  • Short walk from Union Station on the way to the Mall. Lots of barriers around now, but still inspiring. Nice to just walk around and take in the atmosphere. Surprisingly there were not as many...  more »
  • An awe inspiring structure that exudes the power of our nation. To view it from any location will be enough to rekindle you love of this nation.  more »
  • This was beautiful at night and we were very safe and had no issues, verify nice place to visit and see.  more »

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