Washington D.C., the capital of the United States, is synonymous with the iconic White House. But this district is also where a lot of America’s history has taken place.
In this guide, you’ll get to explore the most famous landmarks in Washington, D.C. that nobody should miss.
Home to the United State’s current President, the White House has been the president’s official home for over 220 years.
The White House
Now known as “the Wall,” the Vietnam Memorial is one of the most poignant and important places in Washington.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Freedom Wall within the memorial has 4,048 gold stars – each symbolizing 100 Americans lost in the war.
World War II Memorial
The memorial consists of 19 stainless steel soldiers advancing through the trees, making the Korean War Memorial one of the most artistic Washington, D.C. monuments.
Korean War Veterans Memorial
The artist, Master Lei Yixin, sculpted the statue depicting MLK emerging from a block of white granite with his arms crossed.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
The National Mall encompasses countless memorials and monuments that honour American presidents, heroes and forefathers.
According to the artist, John Russell Pope, the design is a reflection of Jefferson’s love of classical architecture.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial