A Darth Vader grotesque on a church, a giant
chair, the longest escalator in the Western
Hemisphere, a faithful replica of the Holy Land
for those who can't make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem,
ingenious fencing forged from War of 1812 musket
barrels, a yet uncracked cryptographic sculpture, the
world's oldest continuously operating airport, the only
state embassy in the nation ...
Far from the crowds and the usual clichés, Washington,
DC is a reserve of well-concealed treasures only
revealed to those who know how to wander off the
beaten track, whether residents or visitors.
An indispensable guide for those who thought they
knew the city well, or who would like to discover its