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Washington, DC
05.12.2013, 03:51
Washington, DC 

 

The city of Washington, the  capital  of  the  United  States  of

America is located in the District of  Columbia  (DC  for  short)

Many people consider Washington DC to be one of the most beatiful

cities in the world. It is filled with many parks,  wide  streets

and impressive buildings. In the centre of the city,  in  Capitol

Park,  visitors'  eyes  focus  on  the  Capitol,  where  Congress

convence to inect laws. Many visitors come to  Washington  DC  to

see the White House. It is the greatest attraction  for  many  of

them. The White House, the official residence of  the  President,

is situated at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. The largest room in

this building of over the hundreds room is the East  Room,  scene

of many state receptions, balls and musicals. Other famous  rooms

are: the Green Room, the Blue Room, the Red Room, which are  used

for afternoon teas and for receptions held before state  dinners.

The Blue Room, the most formal  of  these  "colors"  room  is  an

oval-shaped room connecting the Green and the Red Rooms.  On  the

second floor, the floor  with  the  family  quarters  and  quests

rooms, is the Lincoln Room, which one served  as  an  office  for

president Lincoln but today serves as an  honor  guest  room.  In

this room Lincoln signed the emansipation proclamation  of  1863.

Other landmarks in  Washington  DC  include  memorials  to  three

Presidents: The Washington Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial and The

Jefferson Memorial; The Library of Congress, The National Gallary

of Art, The John F. Kennedy center for the  Perfoming  Arts.  The

Capitol is in the very center of Washington. It is located on the

Capitol Hill, the highest point in the city. The Capitol  is  the

highest building in Washington. There is a law in Washington  not

to build buildings higher than the Capitol. The conrer  stone  of

the Capitol was laid by George Washington on Sep 18th, 1793.  The

Capitol is the seat of the goverment  of  the  United  States  of

America.
 

 
 

 
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