Capitol Hill

Historic district home to the U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress, Barracks Row and a local favorite, Eastern Market.

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Capitol Hill, one of the nation’s largest historic districts, is a quaint neighborhood located to the east and south of the U.S. Capitol Building. The neighborhood is home to numerous bars and restaurants, many of which are located along 8th Street, known to locals as Barracks Row, and along Pennsylvania Avenue.

One of the most popular destinations on Capitol Hill is Eastern Market, a public market featuring local farmers and vendors selling fresh produce, dairy, meats, seafood and other goodies. An outdoor flea market takes place year round on Sunday, featuring an array of treasures including arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles imports from around the world.

Circulator Route: Union Station – Navy Yard and Potomac Avenue – Skyland via Barracks Row

Resources for Capitol Hill:
Capitol Hill Bid
Washington.org
Washington Economic Partnership

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