Capitol Hill, Washington DC

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
Stroll the avenues of Capitol Hill, the largest historical neighborhood in Washington, D.C. In addition to its namesake, the United States' Capitol building, you'll also find the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed work. At the Eastern Market, shop for antique clocks or fresh fruit, try the blueberry buckwheat pancakes, or head to one of the upscale restaurants for a steak meal. If you're visiting the Capitol, be sure to pre-book a tour. Coming by public transportation will save you the trouble of finding parking. Take a look at our Washington DC tour itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Capitol Hill and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Highly recommend booking a bike tour to see this memorial and the many others in D.C.. There are so many fun details, facts, and history you would miss out on without a tour.  more »
  • Capitol Hill is a spot that serves as an image of our nation's government, our leadership, and our decisions as a nation that decide our place in world history. I could not recommend it enough.  more »

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