The Rotunda is the one room in the Capitol that gives you goose bumps. We've all seen it on television, but walking inside, it's much larger than you think. Even with the widest angle lens, you can't get it all in one shot. The paintings and statues each have stories of their own and you never have enough time on the tour to take it all in.
The meeting place of the U.S. House from 1807-1857 is now the main exhibition space for the National Statuary Hall collection and is one of the most historic chambers in the Capitol.
Paris has the Eiffel Tower and New York City has the Empire State Building. Washington D.C. has the Washington Monument. It’s one of those structures you see almost anywhere from town. It ends up being your compass point as you travel around to help you keep your bearings.