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The White House

The White HousePerhaps one of the most unforgettable addresses in the world, The White House sits at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This neo-classical sandstone mansion is home to the President of the United States. Built in 1800 by James Hoban an Irish Contractor, The White House has 6 stories (many of which are underground), and 55,000 square feet. Here are some more interesting facts about The White House:

  • 132 rooms and 35 bathrooms
  • 412 doors
  • 147 windows
  • 28 fireplaces
  • 8 staircases
  • 3 elevators
  • 5 full-time chefs
  • 5,000 visitors a day (Prior to 9/11)
  • 1,825,000 visitors a year
  • a tennis court
  • a bowling alley
  • a movie theater
  • a jogging track
  • a swimming pool
  • a putting green

Since the attacks on September 11th, 2001, visitors to The White House must now make reservations at least 6 months in advance through their Congressional Representatives. They must also pass a thorough background check.

  • Departure Times:

    DC IT ALL! Tours Leave at 10 AM.
    DC THE LIGHTS! Tours leave at 7:30 PM
    DC THE BEST! Tours Leave at 10:30am & 2:30pm (Apr - Oct)

  • Where:

    From the North side of the Old Post Office Building at 12th and Pennsylvania NW (1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC)

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