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It is originally designed city in the US? It was built on a ten-mile-square territory? The site was chosen by George Washington – the first American President and named after him? D.C. means District of Columbia – a popular name given in the 18th century in honor of Christopher Columbus?
The streets running from north to south bear the numbers 1,2,3.. starting from the Capitol ? The east-west streets are named A,B,C… and major avenues are named after some of the 50 states? It is one of the most visited cities in the USA(government buildings, museums etc.)?
Is the seat of the House of Representatives and the Senate Before the buildings were constructed (around 1800) Congress met in Philadelphia. American visitors may obtain passes to the House and Senate galleries from their representatives or senators.
The White House has been the residence of every American President except G.Washington. It is open to the public.
It is the city´s most famous landmark. It is the tallest structure in W.D.C., about 170m high. It has an observation platform with a panoramic view of the City of Washington D.C.
Built in honor of the 16th President It is in the classic style of a Greek temple 36 columns represent 36 states existing when Abraham Lincoln died.
The Smithsonian Institution was oficially established for the increase of knowledge in 1855 with 7 museums - most popular are The National Museum of American History and The National Air and Space Museum.
The Jefferson Memorial The Mall J. F. Kennedy center for the Performing Arts Vietnam Veterans Memorial Arlington National Cemetery The Pentagon and Mount Vernon (outside Washington D.C.)