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4 Star Starred
U.S. Capitol Grounds
Meet outside the Capitol South Metro Station 355 1st Street SE Washington, DC 20003
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It's a two hour walk. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. You will start at the top of the hill, go down, around the Capitol and back up the hill.
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There is plenty of food choices up Pennsylvania Avenue towards Eastern Market. Plus, the tour guide gave his suggestions.
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1 stars
attended Jul 26 2014

This tour was well worth the money! This is our second Washington Walks tour and again, was not disappointed! We have lived in DC for 14 years and we learned so much on this tour. Jim, our tour guide was full of information. He didn't give us...continued

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attended May 23 2015

My companion and I really enjoyed this tour. The walk was not too strenuous, the guide was nice and well informed, and the tour was interesting and educational.

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4 stars
attended Jul 26 2014

Very, very enjoyable tour! Our guide was a retired lawyer(forgot his name) who was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. I particularly enjoyed learning about Sewell house and the different gardens around the Capitol. Even though I...continued

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Note: This walk does not include an interior tour of the U.S. Capitol. To book an interior tour, visit

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