Vibrant Culture Surrounds our National Mall Hotel
Washington, DC has a strong artistic community empowered by the city’s inherently political culture. Take a look at the famous national monuments that changed history like the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial (the setting of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech), or the iconic Washington Monument.
The Library of Congress
The second largest library in the world, the Library of Congress is both a tourist destination due to its architectonic beauty and a top-flight research facility due to its impressive catalogue of 32 million books in 470 languages, 62 million manuscripts, and various historical media like microfilm, sound recordings, and photographs. Visitors can come and read items in the reading rooms with a Reader Identification Card. Admission is free and does not require a ticket.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Presenting more than 3,300 performances year-round by world-famous artists, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is home to the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington Opera. Local and international theater troupes present their work here as well as the best regarded ballet troupes and musical acts.
The Washington Monument
Standing at 555 ft. tall in the National Mall, the Washington Monument commemorates George Washington. Currently the world’s tallest stone structure, the Washington Monument is an iconic part of Washington, DC’s landscape.