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U.S. Capitol

East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-226-8000
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“capitol tour” (160 reviews)
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East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004
+1 202-226-8000
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Reviewed yesterday

How is this possible when they are open only during the day? We did the National Memorial Day Concert. Only we did the rehearsal on Saturday instead of the actual concert. Yes, you have to go through security. The weather was perfect (about 65 F...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An icon of Washington and also America well worth a visit beautiful building and easily accessible to all rounded off a day of sight seeing

Thank martinjmathews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite the fact that I missed out on getting tickets for the tour, it was worth it just to see the outside of the Capitol Building. Being such a huge national symbol, it was amazing to be in its presence, and a real honour. You...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A tour of the Capitol is worth it. Reserve a few weeks before you go to D.C. Seeing the original Supreme Court location is amazing and the Rotunda will exceed your expectations.

Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Finally got to see the famous building in all its glory. The architecture is good although it's not in par with the European counterparts. Overall a good place to visit.

Thank Sanka1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of walking, but well worth it! Loved the tour guide and the stories she told! So interesting to see in person!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A visit to Washington DC is not complete without a visit to our Nation's Capitol Building. I would suggest you try to contact your Representative to get a tour set up although you can just walk in and go through the information center for a...More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This building is huge and gorgeous! We weren't able to go inside when we were there but the outside is stunning. It looks very Roman from the outside and takes awhile to walk around. They are cleaning it and it looks so much better where...More

Thank JKcoe968
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most spectacular buildings in the world, for many reasons. The rotunda, statuary hall and countless other experiences every American...every person should have in their life. The history of our United States and certainly the history of our world post 1776 are contained...More

Thank ChubbaHill
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic stop, set up an appointment to go by your member of congress office. Get your picture made, and just enjoy seeing this huge building. There are tons of lobbyists around during the day and news media surrounds the building. Lots of...More

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can a we take a stroller for our 1yr old?
28 May 2017|
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Hi : how long is the tour and how can you get tickets on a Sunday/
30 April 2017|
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Response from Colo01 | Reviewed this property |
You need to arrive about half hour before the tour starts. Tour is about a hour long. I believe that the tours run Monday thru Saturday only. Make sure you go through your congress rep for tickets.
hi i m travelling to Washington Dc in October of this year, from UK. What is the best tour to take to see the white house??
26 April 2017|
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Response from Annette K | Reviewed this property |
The White House tours are provided by appointment only. As stated in DC Free Tours by Foot: If you are from a foreign country you are advised to go through your embassy in Washington. Not all embassies will be interested... More