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The Top Ten Washington Attractions

Washington is the 13th most populous state and the 18th most populous state that's within the US. Around 60% of the residents in Washington live in the Seattle metropolitan area because the other part of Washington has rainforests that are deep and mountain ranges. Here are the top ten Washington attractions.

10. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located in Washington, DC. It's a performing arts center that's located right on the Potomac River and its adjacent to the complex called the Watergate. It opened back in September 8th, 1971 and it has many dances, ballets, and performances throughout the year.



9. International Spy Museum

The International Spy Museum is located in Washington DC and it's a privately owned museum. It has over 600 artifacts. Some of the extensive exhibits include the British Empire, the American Civil War and the Cold War.



8. National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum is located in Washington DC. Its part of the Smithsonian Institution and it has one of the biggest collections of spacecraft and historic aircraft within the world. It opened back in the year 1946 and was first called the National Air Museum.



7. Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is located in Washington DC and it's an American national monument and it was built to honor President Abraham Lincoln the 16th president of the United States.



6. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is located in Washington DC. It's the official memorial of the Holocaust. It opened back in April 22nd, 1993 and people from around the world come to visit this museum.



5. Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is located in Washington DC. Watch the video below and take a tour of the Library of Congress.



4. Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is located in Washington DC. It was built and made in order to commemorate President General George Washington. It was made of bluestone gneiss, granite and it was also made of marble.



3. United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is located in Washington DC and it's the meeting place of the Congress of the United States and of the federal goverment of the US. The exterior is white and it was built in a style that was neoclassical.



2. Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution is located in Washington DC and it's a group of museums plus research centers that the United States government administered. It was established back in the year 1846.



1. White House

The White House is the workplace of the President of the United States and the official residence of the President. James Hoban, Irish-Born designed the White House and it was built between the years 1792 and 1800. President John Adams was the first one to live in the White House.

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