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Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour provided by DC Design Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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You'll start at
Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USAOur tour begins inside the Great Hall of Union Station under the big clock near the red banners. When entering the station from the main entrance, turn right and look up to see the clock.
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  • 1
    Union Station
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Columbus Memorial Fountain
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    U.S. Capitol
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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You'll end at
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC 20004, USAThe tour concludes inside the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, where guests can tour the Capitol Building.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Peggy K wrote a review Sep 2019
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We did the Capitol Hill tour with Sam. He was the perfect tour guide - informative, funny and just a lovely person. His enthusiasm was infectious, and I learned a lot.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
Responded 4 Sep 2019
We're so thrilled to hear about your great experience with Sam! Thank you for taking the time to post!
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ShellCee wrote a review Jun 2019
Washington, DC17 contributions5 helpful votes
As a local, I've often take DC and its sights for granted. So glad that my husband and I signed up for a tour with DC Design! Carolyn was a wonderful guide--fun, friendly, and very knowledgeable. Her enthusiasm about the architecture and history of Capitol Hill really captivated
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
Responded 5 Jul 2019
Wow, thank you so much! Looking forward to seeing you again!
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MarkM wrote a review Jun 2019
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This was the best walking tour we did on my birthday trip to DC. Very fun and informative filled with lots history about the city. Carolyn was very accommodating allowing one of my friends to join last minute.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
Responded 2 Jul 2019
Thank you for celebrating part of your birthday with us and joining our Capitol Hill tour! I hope the rest of your trip was fantastic!
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Marti S wrote a review May 2019
Ashburn, Virginia86 contributions23 helpful votes
This was the *best* walking tour I've taken - and I've been on many! SAM did an absolutely amazing job - he was not only knowledgable about the history & architecture, but had "side stories" to offer at each point. He responded to questions, and while our group totally kept up
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
Responded 9 May 2019
Thank you so much for the glowing review! We are so glad to read about your stellar experience with Sam on our Capitol Hill tour. Hope to see you back in DC sometime!
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Lizabeth L wrote a review Mar 2018
17 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I arranged a private tour that started at Union Station and concluded at the Library of Congress . It was 2 hour in length ,perfect timing for our schedule. I have been on group tours in DC that have there place as an introduction . This was so much superior. Our
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Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Carolyn M, Owner at Iconic Capitol Hill Architecture Tour
Responded 11 Mar 2018
Thank you for posting a review of our tour! It was a pleasure to meet you and your husband, and I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the Capitol Hill walk. Hope to see you next time for a tour of Arlington National Cemetery!
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For those who follow my advice and tour with Carolyn...You're welcome!!!
Carolyn, our intrepid tour guide on a sweltering summer day, provided a thoroughly enjoyable and educational experi
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I just moved to DC and, as an architecture lover, thought that taking a design tour would be a wonderful way to imm
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Carolyn is an amazing tour guide. I've gone on multiple tours with her, and she has seemingly infinite knowledge of
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Carolyn has been my tour guide for five years now with my group of fifth graders I bring to DC every Spring Break.
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We had the best monuments night walking tour! Our guide, Caroline, provided a background history about the monume
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Cathryn was a fabulous tour guide and seemed to know it all. As an architect by training, she enthusiastically answ
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Best way to learn about Georgetown!
I have been visiting Georgetown frequently lately from overseas. I loved walking on M street and dining in the cafe
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Lots to learn in Georgetown....
Our tour guide Sam did a great job teaching and showing us the highlights and history of Georgetown. We never knew
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Highlight of our trip!!
Amazing tour - in 2.5 hours, got more info than i could've hoped for!! Caroline and Sam are gems.. Thank yoU!
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