Washington DC, the capital of the United States of America,
is a fascinating city for any visitor. The stunning parks, long
tree lined boulevards, marble monuments and numerous museums provide
an idyllic setting to learn about the hisory of the "greatest
nation of the modern world".
designed and built as the new home for the Federal Government,
many of Washington DC's districts have been formed around the
inner workings of the Nation and many of the key buildings in
the city, such as the Supreme Court, the White House, the FBI
Building and even the Pentagon, may be visited for free.
The city's wealth of American history and culture is overwhelming
and a brief stroll around the National Mall, with its many
monuments and memorials, is an excellent start to exploring the American
heritage found in Washington DC.