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Washington, DC, the one and only capital of the US is one of the world’s most powerful and significant cities that really celebrates the long, rich history of America. This sophisticated US city is home to plenty of excellent attractions and experiences, including colourful summer festivals, bustling outdoor markets, captivating cultural venues, an immense food scene, remarkable sightseeing spots, lush city parks, eclectic neighbourhoods and trendy night spots including cocktail bars and jazz clubs. There are boundless reasons to visit here! Brightsun Travel offers a fantastic array of cheap air tickets to Washington all year round, so you can start planning an enriching city break here.
The White House is the city’s most iconic attraction and one of the world’s most famous residences. This monument has stunning lawns and an interesting visitor centre where you can learn about the building’s past through interactive exhibits. Another attraction worth visiting in Washington DC is the Lincoln Memorial Monument, which is the memorial of former US president Abraham Lincoln and site of the famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech by Martin Luther King. Finally, make sure you admire The United States Capitol, a symbolic monument and meeting place of America’s legislature with a large impressive dome, marble terrace and stunning interior with paintings of scenes from American history.
Washington is home to an array of world-class museums and galleries, many of which are a part of the Smithsonian, a collection of 19 museums, galleries, gardens and a zoo located on the National Mall and in the National Capital region. Highlights of the Smithsonian include the intriguing National Museum of American History which tells a story of the nation’s past with over three million ancient objects, the iconic National Air and Space Museum which highlights the evolution of flight with air and spacecraft on display and The National Zoo, which is one of the only destinations outside China where you can spot giant pandas. Book Washington flights from India with Brightsun and prepare for the getaway of a lifetime to this immense capital.