The number of historic buildings and monuments in Washington DC can be overwhelming, with the US Capitol and the Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials just three of many classic places to see in the US capital city. Worried you might miss something? Here’s our guide to the must-see attractions in Washington DC.
Visit The Kennedy Center, a performance arts space, to see a free show (daily at 6pm) or another current performance, and stop by the rooftop terrace for DC views. Inside the rather formidable building on the Potomac River are several stages include an opera house and a concert hall, which present the best in music, dance, theater, international and children’s programs. The center was opened as a memorial to President John F Kennedy in 1971.