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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass
"Redeem your bus voucher at Union Station to begin your 48 hours of unlimited access to three bus loops around Washington DC. Learn about this dynamic city's history from live commentary as you admire numerous landmarks including the White House US Capitol Lincoln Memorial Jefferson Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ford's Theatre and Arlington National Cemetery. Hop on and off at the various stops (see Itinerary for full list) to capture photos and visit sights at your leisure. In addition
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Private Washington DC Day Trip from New York
"You will be picked up in the morning from the New York City location of your choice. You will drive 4 hours to Washington DC stopping for breakfast along the way. Enjoy sightseeing around Washington D.C for approximately 8 hours. You will then travel back in the evening stopping for dinner en route. All of the major sights in Washington will be seen in this one well-organized day and all admission fees are included in the price of the tour. In Washington tour the United States Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery. At Arlington
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Chinatown Tips (16)

Chinatown

Who says I don't appreciate Chinatown? Where else could I buy an umbrella by $5, right exiting the restaurant, to face an unexpected rain? (The French group was surprised, thinking I was prepared, and...
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solopes
Sep 30, 2014

Chinatown

This is called the Friendship Arch a traditional Chinese gate, which was an entrance to a historical neighborhood, but sadely replaced by the Verizon Center and Metro. Yet, there are loads of...
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Yaqui
May 10, 2011

small chinatown

Chinatown in DC is much smaller than other Chinatowns in US because it’s no more than 2-3 blocks that house several Chinese restaurants that aren’t as cheap as someone would expect. Actually, the only...
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mindcrime
Nov 09, 2010

National Museum of Crime and Punishment

Do you enjoy cop shows, including documentaries? Are you a crime victim? Are you or have you ever been in law enforcement? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then check out the National...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 07, 2009

chinatown

located in old downtown, chinatown is a small area that once was the center of washington's chinese comunity. today this area has been recently renovated and now has a nice selection of bars,...
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doug48
Nov 05, 2007

Arch Support

Lots of cities have arches. Paris has its Arc de Triomphe, Rome has its Arch of Titus, Barcelona has its Triumphal Arch, London has its Marble Arch, New York has its Washington Square Arch. So it is...
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gilabrand
Mar 13, 2007

Chinese New Year Parade

Going to see the parade and bringing in the Year of the Boar(Pig) was such a good time. I suggest going early and getting some lunch and a good spot on the street to get good view of the parade. This...
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ReinaMorena
Feb 19, 2007

Chinatown

To tell the truth: Washington's Chinatown is small, nondescript, and uninteresting. It occupies all of two blocks and has almost been completely overrun by non-Chinese stores and restaurants. Most...
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chewy3326
Dec 31, 2006

Chinatown

Washington's Chinatown is modest compared to that of San Francisco, or Oakland. However, it does have the main feature that most people really desire--some fine restaurants, modestly priced. It's...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 03, 2006

Chinatown or no Chinatown?

Indeed, it is very small Chinatown. But quality over quantity right? However, it doesn't have neither. Let me explain. Not all of the commercial establishments in the Chinatown is chinese. It has a...
BlazeX
Aug 22, 2006

Chinatown

If you don't notice you're entering Washington's compact Chinatown by the Chinese characters on the street signs, the ornate, 75-foot-wide Friendship Arch spanning H Street might clue you in. Though...
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smschley
Feb 13, 2005

Dimishing Chinatown

As far as Chinatowns across the country and Canada, I would say that this one is probably the smallest that I have ever encountered. There isn't alot to see other than the really neat arch that they...
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jlee008
Nov 06, 2004
 
 
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

A few days ago,I spent several hours enjoying its wonderful collection of portraits of our American Presidents.Painters with several fine portraits on display included;Gilbert Stuart,Charles Wilson...
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International Spy Museum

This was the only museum we really had to pay for. I was able to search online (on Goldstar) to get a good discount on the tickets. The price didn't stop people though, it was packed! The museum is...
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National Portrait Gallery

I visited DC in 2009 and I'm posting this tip in 2015. So, my recollection of my visit to the National Portrait Gallery is not great. I just happen to be reviewing my tips and wondered why I had not...
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National Museum of Crime & Punishment

Museum of Crime and Punishment www.crimemuseum.org 202.393.1099 * 575 7th St, NW * Washington, D.C. 20004 A fun and exciting museum covering the technology and science behind fighting and solving...
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Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

1025 F Street, corner of 10th and F street * Washington D.C. 20004 Just like the rest, with specialties on the city's attractions, D.C. being politics and history, the World Famous Madame Tussaud's...
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Ford's Theatre - Petersen House

Book your Ford Theater tour in advance online. If you're a history buff, also get the audio tour, otherwise, maybe not. We got them and probably listened to less than 1/2 of them in the end. Also be...
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