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The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, District of Columbia Washington, DC, formally the District of Columbia is the capital of the United States. If you are visiting Washington, DC then the Lincoln Memorial is a must go place. This Neoclassical monument was built to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. The memorial is situated at the west end of the National Mall. The building was designed by Henry Bacon after ancient Greek Doric temple. Lying between the north and south chambers is the central hall containing a large sculpture of Abraham Lincoln sitting in contemplation. The Lincoln statue is complemented by 60-foot high murals by Jules Guerin depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another. Two famous speeches by Lincoln: the Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural Address were inscribed on the south wall of the Lincoln Memorial. The memorial has been the site of many popular speeches including Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The memorial is visited by millions of visitors each year and is the site for many large public gatherings. While you are there, you can also visit the Washington Monument, another prominent structure in Washington, DC. The monument was built to commemorate General George Washington, the 1st president of the United States. It is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, a tall, four-sided, pyramid-like top, narrow tapering monument. The monument is made of marble, granite and bluestone gneiss. It stands 555 feet 5 1⁄8 inches tall which makes it both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk. Designed by Robert Mills, it is also the tallest structure in Washington, DC. The monument is situated east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial.

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Library of Congress Washington, District of ColumbiaIf you are a bookworm who loves history then you should go and visit the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. Comprised of three buildings the library is the world’s largest library by shelf space and number of books. Even though the Library of Congress doesn’t hold all the books ever published, it is surely hold most of them. It has 532 miles long shelves with more than 115 million items while 7,000 items are being added each working day. The library building was built in 1800 for Congress and has interesting history. Much of the original collection was destroyed during the War of 1812. Thomas Jefferson helped revive the library by selling his entire personal collection of 6,487 books to the library in 1815. Then after a period of decline the library started to grow in size after the America Civil War. Today, the library collection include more than 32 million catalog books and various print materials in 470 languages, more than 61 million manuscripts and the largest rare book collection in North America. The library of congress also houses the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence. The architecture of the library is amazing. Someone can just spend hours looking at the ceilings and the walls. Be sure to take the free tours or else you might miss out the history behind the building. Don’t miss the Jefferson's book collection and what is left of his personal library. The main mission of the library is researching all the inquiries made by the members of Congress. Visitors to the area can also visit National Gallery of Art, one of the finest art museums in the world. It also features a 6.1-acre Sculptor Garden, a circular reflecting pool and fountain. The museum draws millions of visitor each year.