This monument in front of the Capitol has a statue of general Ulysses S. Grant on a horse in the center, flanked by two groups of soldiers, cavalry to the left and artillery to the right. Impressive and big statues, they are overlooked when visiting the Capitol....more
Probably the most impressive monument in Washington DC. You have to see this, and do not forget to read the texts on the walls. They are the real message, and it is still valid. You also have a great view from the top of the stairs over the mall towards the Capitol...more
it it situated behind the old post office. We did a group tour with the segways. The half hour or so explaining and training did cut into our tour time. But as i had never used a segway, i enjoyed it a lot. The next day i hired a bike for a tour on my own. The bikes were in good condition and came with a lock,...more
It takes a bit of time to see all the references to world war 1 sites and dates. It is a history lesson in all its meanings. Currently under renovation so difficult to make photos without the construction works.
A very nice and impressive building. The more you look at it, the more interesting details you notice. You must certainly have a look at the marvelous fountain in front of the building at street level.
Build on a hill to overlook the city, it is quite a sight if you are standing at the foot of the Capitol Hill. The building is mostly monumental, not beautiful, and has a statue on top that draws the attention.