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Washington, DC: US Capitol Building Entry with 1-Hour Tour

Product ID: 384555
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Experience a 1-hour visit to the US Capitol Building with a licensed guide. Discover one of the most important and architecturally impressive buildings in the United States, which houses the meeting chambers of the House of Representatives and Senate.
About this activity
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Duration: 1 hour
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore inside the US Capitol Building with a passionate, licensed guide
  • Skip the long entry lines and benefit from time-reserved access
  • Enjoy the scenery of the Capitol Grounds, which feature hundreds of tree species and colorful flowers
Full description
Meet your guide and discover the U.S. Capitol Building on a 1-hour guided tour. The Capitol Building on Washington DC's Capitol Hill is recognized across the world as one of the United States’ most prominent icons of democracy and a grand symbol of the country’s government.

Upon arrival, admire the striking white dome that acts as the focal point to the building. Once inside, discover both a working legislative building and national monument that welcomes thousands of visitors every year.

A visit to the Capitol would not be complete without a tour of the Capitol Grounds, a 270-acre landscaped park originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. The landscape architect is also renowned for his design of New York’s Central Park.

In the grounds, see more than 100 species of trees, ornamental shrubs, and colorful flowers. Visit the Bartholdi Fountain, the Capitol Reflecting Pool, and the Neptune Fountain. The Capitol Grounds are also the setting for monuments and memorials to Ulysses S. Grant, James Garfield, and Robert Taft. Take a moment of quiet reflection at the Summerhouse.
Includes
  • Priority access and guided-walking tour inside the U.S. Capitol Building
  • Licensed D.C. tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Your guide will be at the main entrance of the Capitol with a blue flat cap and a badge with the name of the company.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts

From US$ 20 per person

Organized by

Universal Tour Group USA

Product ID: 384555