15 Iconic Places Every True Washingtonian Will Instantly Recognize

Washington DC is a memorable city. Whether you lived here for your whole life or just a few years, it’s a city that stays in your mind, for better or worse. And there are certain places that will instantly make you think of DC and maybe miss it or love it a bit more. These are the 15 iconic places in DC. Some tourists and travelers will recognize, and others are beloved local spots — but all are memorable.

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Looking at this places, it’s easy to remember why DC is the most beautiful place in the country!

Would you add anywhere else to the list?