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Washington: Politics and History Together

Washington, D.C. is the seat of the United States federal government. It is known for its wonderful museums, stunning monuments, and breathtaking historical landmarks. You can take in the nation's history at Capitol Hill or the White House, or visit one of the many Smithsonian museums. If you prefer to be out of doors, visit the pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. The Anacostia Historic District preserves a unique collection of nineteenth-century architecture.