Oak Hill Cemetery
This 24-acre, obelisk-studded cemetery contains winding walks and 19th-century gravestones set into the hillsides of Rock Creek. It’s a...
The Cameroon embassy was designed by George Totten, who also designed what is now the Pakistani Embassy. He designed this castle-like...
Woodrow Wilson House
This Georgian-revival mansion offers guided hour-long tours focusing on the 28th president’s life and legacy. Genteel elderly docents...
Lonely Planet review
Topped with a 160ft minaret, this pale limestone structure is the national mosque for American Muslims. Inside, the mosque glows with bright floral tiling, thick Persian rugs and gilt-trimmed ceilings detailed with more Quranic verse. You can enter to look around; remove your shoes, and women must bring scarves to cover their hair.