Washington DC monuments self-guided walking audio tour
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Washington DC monuments self-guided walking audio tour

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$8.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the most famous monuments in Washington and hear the stories behind them
  • Learn why the Founding Fathers creates the District of Columbia and how it became what it is today
  • See the seats of power where Presidents, Senators, Congresspeople, and judges have steered the course of the nation
  • Get an inside look into why the U.S. government is built the way it is
What to expect

This self-guided walking audio tour of Washington, D.C. and its famous monuments will give you insightful information to complement your visit to the capital of the United States.

Start by visiting the White House where you can admire the seat of American power and learn some fascinating tidbits about its construction. From here, head south toward Constitution Gardens and pick up some insight into D.C.’s complicated history along the way. Through the gardens, you’ll find what was once the city’s most controversial monument: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

You'll also visit important memorials such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. And of course, no visit would be complete without a visit to the National Mall to get an up-close look at the Washington Monument.

If you like museums, the next stretch of the tour is absolutely for you. Along this route, you’ll pass the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and the National Gallery of Art. There’s a reason D.C. is known as the number one place to go for museums!

On the final leg of the tour, you’ll arrive at three of the most crucial buildings in the city: The Library of Congress, the Capitol Building, and the Supreme Court of the United States. The tour will conclude here amid the three awe-inspiring structures.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Self-guided tour taken via the Action Tour Guide app
    • Unique password (sent by email) for access to the Action Tour Guide app
    • Live GPS map on your phone
    • Audio narration
    • Written text explanations
    • Route from stop to stop
    • List of stops along the route
    What's not included
    • Transportation
    • Entry to paid attractions
    • Vehicle rentals
    • Parking
    • Food or drinks
    Where

    1445 New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

    Meeting point:
    This walking tour of Washington, D.C. begins next to Pershing Park, right across from the White House south lawn.
    What to remember
    • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The Action Tour Guide app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one
    • Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
    • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password to access the tour within the app
    • This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists
    • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms
    • This tour is valid forever - from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change
    • The tour works offline
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    Provider
    ACTION TOUR GUIDE LIMITED
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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