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  2. Washington, DC
  3. Capitol Hill

Washington, DC: Horror on the Hill Guided Tour

Product ID: 264037
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Take a spooky stroll through Washington, DC and go in search of ghosts of presidents past on this unique tour. See the Lincoln Memorial, the Supreme Court, and more, whilst listening to terrifying tales and scary stories about US history.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about the centuries-old presidential ghosts that haunt the Capitol to this day
  • Gaze at the magnificent buildings that make up Washington, DC's Capitol Hill
  • Pick up colorful insights into the city's legends form your costumed guide
  • Immerse yourself in the spooky tales and scary stories as they come to life before you
Full description
Meet your guide in the heart Capitol Hill and set off along Pennsylvania Avenue. Listen to your guide reveal tales of the mysterious phenomena that have been taking place in the city for hundreds of years and feel immersed in the spooky surroundings.

During the tour, explore the eerie underbelly of Washington, DC where the spirits of long-gone presidents, ambassadors, and generals still haunt the streets. Uncover spooky stories and unexplained events as you visit the most haunted locations in the city, and perhaps experience a supernatural event of your own.

Learn how James Madison keeps his spirit alive by wandering the halls of the Library of Congress, and how John Quincy Adams' ghostly whisper can still be heard in the Capitol. Feel the hair on your neck start to stand as you hear about the Demon Cat that prowls the halls of Congress before national tragedies and presidential elections. According to legend, the cat was seen before the assassinations of both Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, and appeared before the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
  • Guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

237 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA

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Product ID: 264037