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Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour provided by GTDC - Guided Tours DC

Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
All tours only operate within local allowances and guidelines. Check local restrictions for DC and the US Capitol before planning your trip.
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Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
To experience the most important sights in the American capital, no first-time Washington D.C. visitor should miss a guided tour of Capitol Hill. And on this small-group walking tour, guests not only see the seat of American power, but can explore inside each historic building on the tour. Along the way, visit sights representing the three branches of government and even explore the U.S. Capitol—all included in the tour.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    10 First St SE
    10 First St SE, Washington, DC 20543, USA
    Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, in front of the Neptune Fountain
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  • 1
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 3
    U.S. Capitol
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    10 First St SE
    10 First St SE, Washington, DC 20543, USA
    Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, in front of the Neptune Fountain
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Visit the seat of American government on a guided Capitol Hill walking tour
  • Enjoy stops at the Library of Congress, Eastern Market, and the Supreme Court
  • Get a more personal experience with this small-group tour, capped at 15 travelers
  • Get reserved-entry to the U.S. Capitol, and tour the building—included
Important Information
Departure Point
10 First St SE, Washington, DC 20543, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please review voucher information after booking as it provides a detailed list of items banned from the Capitol and many other federal buildings. Possession of these items will result in non-admission to the building.
  • Tour runs approximately 3-4 hours
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tim W wrote a review Mar. 2020
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I highly recommend this tour. The guide was excellent and entertaining. I learned a lot on this tour. Very lucky to be on the tour before everything shut down for coronavirus!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from liamgideon, Owner at Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Mar. 23, 2020
Thank you! It was a pleasure having you aboard, and glad we were able to make it through one last tour before everything closed up.
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Teanna E wrote a review Mar. 2020
Carlsbad, California1 contribution
Absolutely amazing. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and gave us so many insights on what goes on behind the scenes. I am a US History teacher for 8th grade. Our tour guide gave me so much to take back to the classroom. Thank you!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from liamgideon, Owner at Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
Responded Mar. 23, 2020
I remember talking to you about this! I love that you felt I provided fun info to take back to your class. Thank you for joining us!
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Freedom722251 wrote a review Mar. 2020
1 contribution
Liam was knowledgeable, affable, and flexible and we enjoyed the tour greatly. I would have liked to see the Supreme Court though...
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Wtravelers2120 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin214 contributions97 helpful votes
You get a behind the looks working of the Capitol, the tunnels, the Supreme court and the library. Being a small group gives you a more hands on approach to seeing things and asking questions. Be sure to book in advance. We had 6 in our group.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Abbyny wrote a review Dec. 2019
13 contributions4 helpful votes
I really enjoyed this tour. Liam was my guide and he was incredibly knowledgeable about all the sites that we visited. He very patiently answered my many questions. This tour is a very good introduction to the buildings on capitol hill. It’s going to make it more manageable to
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Wow
This is definitely a must see if you’re in the DC area. This will send chills down your spine. The respect these me
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Interesting but also Disappointing
The Guide was very knowledgable and he gave the group a great deal of information about the National Cemetery. We a
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Walking Tour
This was a great tour. Liam was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and was easy to listen to. We saw the changing
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Quest51787213178
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Terrific tour
This is a great walking tour that includes the beauty of Arlington National Cemetery with a fascinating history les
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Arlington cemetery tour
Great walking tour! Liam was very knowledgeable about the whole tour and very personable. So glad we decided to tak
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693alaines
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Very interesting tour
Guide was very knowledgeable and interesting to walk around the cemetery with. We needed to make a change to our b
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arlington tour
Took the Arlington tour 1/10 with Liam. Only three on the tour, but not a trace of disappointment from our tour gu
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Full of history
Our tour guide, Liam, provided background and historical information during the tour. Those facts provided a perspe
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NShoaf
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Extremely knowledgeable guide
Our guide was great, took us to Kennedy's gravesite and to several other famous people I didn't know were buried in
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Geachey
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Awesome Experience
The Cemetery, itself, is awesome. Tour guide Liam provided very knowledgeable and informative guidance for the exp
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518melindag
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Walking tour
Liam was a world of knowledge. Very touching and worth the cost. We learned a lot of history. Lot’s of walking.
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Dean G
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Something all should see
All Americans need to witness the changing of the guard. The dedication of these soldiers is unequaled. The honor
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cmccoy12
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Outstanding Tour. An absolute must-do.
The Arlington National Cemetery guided tour is the best tour I’ve ever experienced. Of all tours in various locatio
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E8118WEjoshuaw
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Great Tour
Our tour started promptly on time. We had a small group which was nice. Liam was very knowledgeable and shared so
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Phyllis K
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Retired,
Tour guide left promptly. He was very knowledgeable and set such a fast pace I wasn't sure I could keep up, but so
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