The Pentagon is a grandiose construction of the USA, a strong core that ensures the security of the whole country. This is where the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters is located. From one word “Pentagon” comes an association with something inaccessible and completely secret.
The Abraham Lincoln Memorial is another iconic landmark in Washington. It was built in honor of the 16th president of the United States, the liberator of Americans from slavery, the national hero of the American people – Abraham Lincoln. His presidency fell on the years of the Civil War (1861-1865).
The White House is the official residence of the US President, one of the most famous buildings in the world. It was in our list of must-see places in this city. Frankly speaking, it was even one of our main goals for a trip to Washington.
There is a Washington Monument in the center of the National Mall between the Capitol and the Memorial to Abraham Lincoln. This monument is dedicated to the first president of the United States – George Washington. Its height is 169 meters (555 feet). Before the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this monument was the tallest building in the world.
Washington is the capital of the United States. Global decisions are made here. The White House, the Capitol, the Pentagon – you can often see all of these main attractions in many films and TV series. Washington turned out to be different from the way we imagined it by the movies. So how does it look like? We will tell you about it in our series of publications about Washington. We will show and tell you about the most significant sights of the city, as well as about our incident with the police near the Pentagon and what is not allowed to do there.
Manhattan and Brooklyn are connected by the legendary Brooklyn bridge, where you can go by transport and walk as well, enjoying amazing views to the city, including the American symbol – Statue of Liberty.
Even if you are indifferent to the libraries, the Public library of New York along 5th Avenue – one of the largest in the world, is worth visiting, because its interior is really impressive. Here was filmed the movie “The Day after Tomorrow”, where the main characters were hiding from the flood, and later from abnormal icing.
5th Avenue is the most well-known, most fashionable and most expensive street in New-York City. Here are situated the world’s best fashion boutiques (Chanel, Gucci, Burberry, Prada, Armani, Louis Vuitton) and best hotels.
This incredible modern installation was opened in March 2019. It became a new tourist mecca for both locals and tourists. What is this building? We are going to tell you about it in this part.