Most reviewed places in Washington

Explore the city's most talked-about destinations, sorted by the number of reviews. The higher the position on the list, the greater the number of reviews for each place. Discover the pulse of Washington through these extensively reviewed and popular spots. Ratings are based from 5.1K places in the city.

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National Mall
Washington Monument plus memorials to Lincoln, MLK, FDR, WWII & Vietnam vets along a grassy mall.
4.80 (136K reviews)
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Natural history museum
From dinosaur exhibits to displays of rare gems, this acclaimed museum celebrates the natural world.
4.80 (48.8K reviews)
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Lincoln Memorial
Parthenon-inspired tribute to Abraham Lincoln with a 19-ft. marble statue, murals & reflecting pool.
4.80 (48.4K reviews)
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
National museum
Museum documenting the history of aviation & space exploration, with displays of vehicles & more.
4.60 (41.6K reviews)
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Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Famous zoo housing more than 2,200 animals from around the world, plus free admission.
4.60 (41K reviews)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
National museum
Popular Smithsonian museum with unique exhibits on African American history, culture & community.
4.80 (27K reviews)
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Smithsonian National Museum of American History
History museum
Vast, venerable museum chronicling American history through displays such as Julia Child's kitchen.
4.70 (24.3K reviews)
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World War II Memorial
Memorial park
Iconic outdoor memorial honoring the 16 million Americans who served during World War II.
4.90 (23.7K reviews)
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Washington Monument
Landmark obelisk rising from the National Mall that honors America's first president.
4.70 (20.9K reviews)
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US Capitol Grounds
👍👍 As of July 2021 the Capitol Grounds are open! Beautiful, well manicured grounds with stunning views of both the Capitol Building and the National Mall. West Lawn: great views down the mall, overlooking the Washington Monument and the National Mall. Best spot for photos in the evening, and great pla...
4.70 (19.3K reviews)
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National Gallery of Art
Art museum
Permanent collection holds American & European works in 2 buildings & a sculpture garden.
4.80 (17.1K reviews)
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Old Ebbitt Grill
American restaurant
Iconic tavern offering American meals, including popular oyster specials, in Victorian-style digs.
$$ $$
4.60 (16.9K reviews)
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Founding Farmers
American restaurant
Cooperative-grower-owned spot serving farm-to-table-themed American fare in rustic digs.
$$ $$
4.40 (16.3K reviews)
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United States Botanic Garden
Botanical garden
Sprawling grounds featuring exotic flora plus conservatory, rare plants gallery & butterfly garden.
4.70 (15.8K reviews)
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
History museum
Preserving the memory of the Holocaust with permanent & traveling exhibits & educational programs.
4.80 (15.7K reviews)
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Capital One Arena
20,000-seat entertainment & sports venue that hosts big-name acts plus NBA, NHL & WNBA games.
4.50 (15K reviews)
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International Spy Museum
Interactive look at the history of espionage features a large collection of spy artifacts & devices.
4.40 (14.1K reviews)
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Nationals Park
41,546-seat venue is the home field to Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.
4.60 (13.4K reviews)
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National Portrait Gallery
Art museum
Major, free-admission museum with art works portraying influential Americans throughout history.
4.80 (12K reviews)
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Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar
Peruvian restaurant
Chic spot with a South American feel serving modern Peruvian fare, cocktails & beer.
$$ $$
4.90 (11.9K reviews)
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