United States Capitol

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About United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is not only the seat of the U.S. Congress but also a symbol of the American people and their government. Majestically located at the eastern end of the National Mall, the Capitol’s iconic dome and expansive grounds epitomize the richness of American democracy and history.

Best Time/Season to Visit:

Visitors are welcome throughout the year, but spring and fall offer pleasant weather for touring the gardens and exterior while avoiding the peak tourist seasons.