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View photos of the District of Columbia from my collection
Photos contributed by -  Sumesh Sukumar  
Attractions compiled by -  Resmi P  
[Total Images   -   15]  [Last updated   -   July 4 2011]
          Washington DC is unique among US cities because it was established by the US constitution to serve as the nation's capital. DC is home to US Federal Government, Foreign Embassies and Headquarters of many World Organizations. It is also adorned with National Monuments, Museums and Historic sites.
# Local attractionsCityComments about the attractionRating (x/5)External link
1 Smithsonian InstitutionWashington DCWorld's largest museum and research complex comprised of 15 speciality museums and other affiliates, among which 3 below are the most popular4.5Link
2 Smithsonian AmericanArt MuseumWashington DCOne of the best FREE art museums ever4.5Link
3 National Air and Space MuseumWashington DCThe most popular of Smithsonian featuring Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer4.5Link
4 American History MuseumWashington DCHighlights: Star Spangled Banner. the flag that inspired National Anthem4.5Link
5 Lincoln MemorialWashington DCDaniel Chester French's 19 Foot satues of Lincoln4Link
6 FDR MemorialWashington DCMost popular of presidential memorials4Link
7 Jefferson MemorialWashington DC19 Foot Bronze statue of Jefferson4Link
8 Washington MemorialWashington DC555-foot-high classical obelisk where visitors are whisked by elevator to an observation deck 4Link
9 Capitol HillWashington DChome to the U.S. Capitol.4.5Link
10 National MallWashington DCOpen area of gardens, fountains, trees and monuments stretching nearly two miles between the Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial.4Link
11 White HouseWashington DC official residence and principal workplace of the president of the United States4.5Link
12 National CherryBlossom festival during springWashington DCcelebrates spring in Washington each year4.5Link
13 Union StationWashington DCMajor train station and tourist attraction with many shops and restaurants.3.5Link

 
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[AlSiLsWyUSADCSTA0110007] - Yes, Its behind this wall in the Smithsonian museum. Sumesh
[AlSiLsWyUSADCSTA0110007] - Do they still have the flag that inspired the national anthem. sopna
[AlSiLsWyUSADCSTA0110001] - Yes, you can take a tour of the White House. You will need to first contact your member of Congress and request a tickets to tour the White House through him. Sumesh
[AlSiLsWyUSADCSTA0110001] - Can someone take a tour of the White House M.
[AlSiLsWyUSADC] - I hope some local Washingtonians will post comments about the good museums in town. Sumesh
[AlSiLsWyUSADC] - It depends on what you wish to see. You can do an external tour of the city probably over a weekend. But, if you plan to visit the museums, you should count an additional day for each museum – and there are many good museums in DC. Sumesh
[AlSiLsWyUSADC] - How many days will I need to see DC. Charles