District of Columbia Landmarks
(United States of America)

The landmarks listed below are located in District of Columbia in United States of America.

Jefferson Memorial

Washington, District of Columbia United States of America
Jefferson Memorial
The Jefferson Memorial was officially dedicated on April 13, 1943 — the 200th anniversary of Jefferson's birthday.top

Lincoln Memorial

Washington, District of Columbia United States of America
Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial replicates the form of a Greek Doric temple and contains a large seated sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and inscriptions of two well-known speeches by Lincoln.top

National World War II Memorial

Washington, District of Columbia United States of America
National World War II Memorial
The National World War II Memorial commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of the WWII generation. The Second World War is the only 20th Century event commemorated on the National Mall’s central axis.top

The White House

Washington, District of Columbia, 20500, United States of America
The White House
Originally referred to as the "Presidential Mansion," or "President's House,", there are several stories as to how the building came to be called "The White House." The name became official during the administration of Theodore Roosevelt.top

United States Capitol

Washington, District of Columbia, 20515, United States of America
United States Capitol
Home to the United States Congress, the Legislative Branch of the government, the Capitol has a central section featuring the famous rotunda and dome. The North wing houses the Senate, while the South wing is home to the House of Representatives.top

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington, District of Columbia United States of America
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The names of the nearly 58,000 Americans who died in Vietnam or who remain unaccounted for are inscribed on the walls in chronological order.top

Washington Monument

Washington, District of Columbia United States of America
Washington Monument
The monument is among the world's tallest masonry structures, standing 555 feet (169.29 m) in height and made of marble, granite, and sandstone. It was designed by Robert Mills, a prominent American architect of the 1840s.top


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