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Lonely Planet Experiences – Private American Politics & Debate on Capitol Hill

Private Tour for 2
Each Additional Person


  • Private Tour – $160 (Up to 12 people) Price includes 2 people, $160 + $40/person for groups of 3+ Must be 21 years or older with a valid ID

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Starting time: 3.00 PM
  • Meeting point: In front of the Capitol Building at the corner of First St NE and East Capitol St NE
  • Ending point: Molly Malones, 713 8th St SE, Washington, DC

Tour snapshot

Stroll the streets of Washington, DC’s oldest residential neighborhood as we discover the birthplace of American politics. See the iconic U.S. Capitol Building, the Supreme Court, and Library of Congress. Engage is a lively discussion and debate about historic and current American politics, all lead by a local guide. Finish up by visiting DC’s historic Barrack’s Row.


  • Learn about the U.S. government and its frequently controversial politicians and policies
  • Engage in some friendly debate on American politics and issues
  • Discover the origins of the nation’s capital
  • Wander through the beautiful, historic Capitol Hill neighborhood and discover local shops and restaurants
  • Visit the oldest commercial district in the city
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks


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