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Capitol Hill, Government district in Washington, D.C.

Description: Capitol Hill is the seat of the U.S. Congress and comprises of elegant 19th-century row houses.

History: Considered a historic district, Capitol Hill was originally developed in the 1790s with most of its growth happening during the Civil War era.

Culture: Apart from federal buildings, it's also home to popular cultural attractions like the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Practical: Includes accommodations, restaurants, and transportation within a walkable urban landscape.

Did you know ?: It has Eastern Market, an active public market since the late 1800s.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Architectural style: Renaissance Revival architecture

Elevation above the sea: 27 m

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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United States Congress Legislative body in United States

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States, consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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United States Congress
United States Congress Legislative body in United States
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Library of Congress National library in United States

The Library of Congress, situated in Washington D.C., is one of the largest libraries in the world.

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Library of Congress
Library of Congress National library in United States
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Capitol Hill Government district in Washington, D.C.

Capitol Hill is the seat of the U.S. Congress and comprises of elegant 19th-century row houses.

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Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Government district in Washington, D.C.
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The Apotheosis of Washington Fresco in U.S. Capitol Building

The Apotheosis of Washington is a large fresco by Greek-Italian artist Constantino Brumidi.

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The Apotheosis of Washington
The Apotheosis of Washington Fresco in U.S. Capitol Building
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Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. Oldest active post in the Marine Corps in Washington, D.C.

The Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. is home to the Commandant of the Marine Corps.

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Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.
Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. Oldest active post in the Marine Corps in Washington, D.C.
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National Statuary Hall Collection Art collection in United States Capitol.

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol is composed of statues donated by individual states to honor persons notable in their history.

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National Statuary Hall Collection
National Statuary Hall Collection Art collection in United States Capitol.
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Thomas Jefferson Building Library building in Washington, D.C.

The Thomas Jefferson Building is the oldest of the four United States Library of Congress buildings.

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Thomas Jefferson Building
Thomas Jefferson Building Library building in Washington, D.C.
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Cannon House Office Building Government building in Washington D.C.

The Cannon House Office Building is the oldest congressional office building as well as a significant example of the Beaux-Arts style of architecture.

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Cannon House Office Building
Cannon House Office Building Government building in Washington D.C.
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Folger Shakespeare Library Shakespeare library in Washington, D.C.

The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library Shakespeare library in Washington, D.C.
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C Street Center Non-profit organization in Washington, D.C.

The C Street Center is a three-story brick townhouse in Washington, D.C. operated by The Fellowship.

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C Street Center
C Street Center Non-profit organization in Washington, D.C.
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