7 Best Instagrammable Spots In Washington DC

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Washington DC

If ever there was a city that was created for Instagram it has to be Washington DC. With its instantly recognisable monuments and iconic buildings, you won’t be short of epic photo spots.

But with so much choice where do you even start? What are the spots that you simply can’t leave off your Instagram feed? We’ve helped get you started and picked the seven best Washington DC Instagram spots

Instagrammable spots in Washington DCHow do these rankings work?

1. The Watermelon House

Most people will expect serious and predictable photos from your visit to Washington DC. Why not surprise them with a photo of one of the most quirkily painted houses in the world?

Super colourful and so cute.

The Watermelon House in Washington DC

2. National Gallery of Art

Not only is it one of the most interesting, colourful and exciting museums you’ll ever visit but it is also free to get in. Win-win.

The building itself is truly striking but some of the best photos are to be taken with the exhibits themselves.


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3. United States Botanic Garden

You probably didn’t expect to be visiting a botanic garden in Washington DC but this is truly one of the best in the world. A place where you will capture some stunning photos and learn at the same time.

The U.S. Botanic Garden is committed to creating and offering extraordinary exhibits that delight, educate and inspire the public to become more active stewards of the plants that support life on earth.


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4. US Capitol

The US Capitol is home of the United States Congress and one of the most important and recognisable buildings in the world. You simply cannot come to Washington DC and not get a photo of this building.


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5. Library of Congress

One of the world’s most important libraries; all the books housed here are alongside stunning architecture. The view from the balcony and the Instagram shot you get here will be stunning.


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6. Lincoln Memorial

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, just as the Civil War was ending. By March of 1867, Congress incorporated the Lincoln Monument Association to build a memorial to the slain 16th president.

It stands today as one of the most famous monuments in the world. A photo here with the water reflecting the monument is an essential picture for any trip to DC.


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7. Culture House DC (Blind Whino)

A hidden gem in the art and culture scene of this great city. The second you see the building you just know it is a both a creative hub and the perfect backdrop for your Instagram snap.


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Big 7 Travel Team