Have you ever wondered about Washington, D.C., architecture and how the city came to look the way it does now?

Well, now you don’t have to wonder, and you don’t have to take a boring class either. Check out D.C. Design Tours for incredibly fun, educational, and engaging architecture tours.

There are several types of tours you can take based on your interests. If you want to learn more about the history of the city, an expert guide will take you around the historic sights. If you’re more into the urban planning aspect as well as learning about the way the city is currently developing, there’s a tour for that, too. The fun part is that all the tours have a design focus to them, so you’ll get the architecture education whichever way you prefer to get it.

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“Experience an insider’s look at the design of the District with DC Design Tours! Explore some of Washington’s most prominent architectural marvels and best-kept secrets, while hearing about the conflicts, controversies, and personalities involved in the development of our Capital City. From Neo-Classical to Brutalist, learn the history behind the brick and mortar through one of our design-focused Washington tours!”

You can take your pick of six neighborhood walking tours, and each tour is priced at $35 per person, or $20 per child under 18 years old. All you have to do is check out the calendar for tour availability, and then go ahead and book the day you want right on the website.

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It’s the perfect opportunity to be a tourist in your own city, or introduce your visitors to all that Washington, D.C., has to offer!

Have you taken one of these tours before? Did you learn something fascinating? Tell us in the comments!

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