25 Most Beautiful Capitals in the World

#1 – Washington

Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States of America and is can be found along the Potomac River near the east coast of the country. The city was founded in 1791 and was named in honor of President George Washington.

Washington, D.C. is the political center of the country and contains the Congress, the Supreme Court, the White House and other federal government buildings. Other well known places to visit include the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House, the different war memorials, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum and the National Gallery of Art.

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.