Washington Travel Guide - From its soaring
symbols of American patriotism to its eclectic neighborhoods,
the sights and sounds of the United States’
Capitol annually stir its millions of visitors. Visit Washington, with its intoxicating mix of politics
and power, it is sure to inspire even the most jaded tourist.
Amid its monuments and museums, Washington DC has
endured swamps and malarial outbreaks, the burning
of The White House, the Civil War,
presidential assassination, Watergate, presidential
peccadilloes and terrorist attacks. But nevertheless,
every spring the cherry trees around the city are
dotted with its pink blossoms, the Potomac gently
laps the city’s shores, and tourist from every
corner of the earth descend on the city to learn more
about its history and enjoy all that it has to offer.
to the National Mall with the grand U.S. Capitol
Building at one end and the serene Lincoln
Memorial at the other end, Washington is sandwiched
with memorial, monuments, museums, galleries, theatres
and all manner of dining, accommodation, and nightlife.
With its plethora of activities, Washington has become
the melting pot of cultural events that are representative
of the diversity of the entire American population.
Needless to say, it holds a special place in most
With the official representation of nearly 200 countries
housed in their respective embassies, Washington
DC has truly risen as a premier international
destination. With its easy accessibility, central
location, friendly inhabitants and mild weather Washington
truly is a “must see”.
What was once a sleepy backwater town has through
a steady influx of world class art, culture and amenities
risen to being a Capital City of
the world; not only in politics, but also in the arts