Each year, Washington, DC, hosts over 15 million visitors. On average, that's more than 41,000 visitors each day. Not surprisingly, the city has tons of exciting and memorable places to check out. Whether you plan on seeing the Capitol or the Smithsonian museums, come find out why 15 million people can't be wrong.
Source:DK Shifflet & Associates and Washington.org
Facts & History
As a center of American history and culture, Washington, DC, is a popular destination for tourists, the site of national landmarks and monuments, the world's largest museum complex, galleries, universities, cathedrals, performing arts centers and institutions, and music scenes........More Facts. More History.
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"Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm." John F. Kennedy
"All is politics in this Capitol" Thomas Jefferson
"Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place." Harry S. Truman
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