Capital Trees

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by linda dobbins

Over 100 varieties of trees and bushes are planted around the Capitol, and thousands of flowers are used in seasonal displays. In contrast to the building's straight, neoclassical lines, most of the walkways in the grounds are curved. Benches along the paths offer pleasant spots for visitors to appreciate the building, its landscape, and the surrounding areas, most notably the National Mall to the west.

Location: Washington DC - Capital Building

 

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