White House Live Webcam, Washington DC

Live webcam shows the Capitol building in Washington DC in the USA.


The Capitol is the seat of the U.S. Congress and one of the most important landmarks in the United States. It is located on Capitol Hill in the heart of Washington, DC. The height of the Capitol building is 88 meters above sea level, it is one of the tallest structures in the city. Its construction was begun on September 18, 1793 in the force of neoclassicism of brick marble and cast iron. The Capitol dome was built between 1855 and 1866 in cast iron and painted in the color of stone.

The height of the dome reaches 88 meters. and its diameter is 29 meters. The top floor of the Capitol offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city of Washington, D.C., and can be reached by elevator. The Capitol is part of Washington’s National Mall, a complex of historical monuments and museums in the center of the U.S. capital. The National Mall is shaped like a cross and includes: the White House, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Museum of Natural History and more. To the east of the Capitol are the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court Building.