Washington, D.C.

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  • 1. Capitol

    Capitol Hill | Government Building

    Beneath the Capitol's magnificent dome, the day-to-day business of American democracy takes place: senators and representatives debate, coax...Read More

  • 2. Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    The Mall | Government Building

    Paper money has been printed here since 1914, when the bureau relocated from the redbrick-towered Auditors Building at the corner of 14th Street...Read More

  • 3. Department of Agriculture

    The Mall | Government Building

    Although there's not a lot to see inside, this gargantuan complex does have a one-room visitor center with a historical timeline, photo displays...Read More

  • 4. Department of State

    Foggy Bottom | Government Building

    U.S. foreign policy is administered by battalions of brainy analysts in the huge Department of State building (often referred to as the State...Read More

  • 5. Department of the Interior

    White House area | Government Building

    The outside of the building is plain, but inside a wealth of art, contained in two separate collections, reflects the department's work. The...Read More

  • 6. Federal Reserve Building

    Foggy Bottom | Government Building

    This imposing marble edifice, its bronze entryway topped by a massive eagle, was designed by Folger Library architect Paul Cret. Its appearance...Read More

  • 7. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

    Downtown | Government Building

    At more than 3 million square feet, this is the largest federal building in Washington, and the only structure for use by both government and...Read More

  • 8. The Supreme Court

    Capitol Hill | Government Building

    It wasn't until 1935 that the Supreme Court got its own building: a white-marble temple with twin rows of Corinthian columns designed by Cass...Read More

  • 9. The White House

    White House area | Government Building

    America's most famous house was designed in 1792 by Irish architect James Hoban. It was known officially as the Executive Mansion until 1902...Read More

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  • 10. Treasury Building

    White House area | Government Building

    Once used to store currency, this is the largest Greek Revival edifice in Washington. Robert Mills, the architect responsible for the Washington...Read More

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