United States Capitol

The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government.

Landmarks in the Area

Work of art
The Statue of Freedom, also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom, is a bronze statue designed…

Government office
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the —the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Government office
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the being the upper house. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tourism office
The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the complex which serves as a gathering point for up to 4,000 tourists and an expansion space for the US Congress. is situated 500 feet east of United States Capitol.

Localities in the Area

Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the along wide avenues. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

"NoMa" is a moniker for the area North of Massachusetts Avenue located north and east of Union Station in , . is situated 1 mile north of United States Capitol. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shaw is a central neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of , . is situated 1½ miles northwest of United States Capitol. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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