One of Washington DC’s earliest destinations for tourist was the Washington Monument. It’s located at Contrary to the Lincoln Memorial and the end of the Reflecting Pool and nearby the Creatively decorated rooms of Washington DC. The Washington Monument in its granite sandstone and marble design is a familiar and stunning tribute to George Washington.
Among the ideas behind developing a monument for George Washington has been the concept that esteem and appreciation should be expressed for what he contributed to developing a republic.
The Washington National Monument Society began on what could happen to be the 100th birthday of Washington, fundraising. Competitions were held, and design has been chosen. At the initial design, also the base of also the obelisk was columned and containing sculptures of Revolutionary War heroes.
Then there was the addition of a statue of Washington on a chariot. The final layout of the Washington Monument was modeled on the Egyptian obelisk. Besides, there are beautiful b&b near George Washington University, which enables the countless opportunities to indulge in the history of DC.
Apart from the Monument, Ford’s Theater is the most visited place in DC. It was built in 1865, the place where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. It has a beautiful theater, basement museum, aftermath exhibits and the place where Lincoln died.
Guided tour of Washington DC will always be on the list as within 3 to 6 hours, it helps you to cover the most of DC with deluxe services. Within 6 hours, you would be able to cover more than 30 sights, and that’s a lot of history and culture.
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