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Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
This tour takes visitors through the political core of Washington DC! From the original L'Enfant city plan, to the tumultuous construction of the Capitol and Grounds, the rise of the magnificent Beaux Arts Library of Congress and imposing Supreme Court, and into the present day. Prolific designers like Thomas Jefferson, Robert Mills, Frederick law Olmstead, and Daniel Burnham will feature prominently. Controversy, chaos, and red tape abound! A tour not to be missed by architecture and history enthusiasts. Sights and stops include:
U.S. Capitol Building
Supreme Court Building
Library of Congress
Capitol Visitors Center
This tour meets in the Great Hall of Union Station under the big clock. The tour takes about 2 hours and covers approximately 1 mile, ending at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.