Discover Monumental Washington: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 988m
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Duration 35m
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Unlock DC's stories with the Self-Guided Audio Tour
  • Marvel at the towering Washington Monument
  • See Lincoln's legacy at the Commerce Building
  • Discover secrets behind the Jefferson Pier Marker
  • Experience the vision of Pierre L'Enfant’s DC
Embark on a captivating excursion into the heart of America's capital with 'Discover Monumental Washington,' your personal in-app audio guide through the grandeur of Washington, D.C.'s architecture and monuments. Perfect for history buffs and curious explorers alike, this tour offers an enlightening perspective on the monumental symbolism and historical narratives that the city's built environment communicates. Starting at the White House Visitor Center, this tour will lead you through a visually stunning pathway, unveiling stories etched in stone and art at each turn. You'll journey from the stately Commerce Building to the significant yet often overlooked Jefferson Pier Marker, tracing the ideals of democracy and progress that are foundational to the nation. Highlights include decoding the neoclassical grandeur of the Department of Commerce's exterior, unearthing the allegory at the Boy Scout Memorial, and standing before the iconic Washington Monument with its distinct stone colors narrating a tale of dedication and delay. End your exploration at the Jefferson Pier Marker — a modest testament to grand American ambitions, overshadowed by other grandiose nearby structures. By the end of your walk, the embodiment of history and power in the city’s architecture will have unfolded before you in a new light, leaving lasting impressions of Washington, D.C.'s monumental landscape.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
White House Visitors Center
Jefferson Pier Marker
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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