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Michael Z.

Bethesda, MD, United States

Hello from Washington DC! My name is Michael. I was born in Ukraine, but my childhood was a bit intricate exposing me to additional cultures as well.

My early childhood I spent in St. Petersburg (then-Leningrad, USSR), but since my parents immigrated twice, I've learned two more cultures/languages - and had to cross the frail bridge between the Russian -Polish and Hebrew cultures.
In the later stage of my lifetime I've moved to USA and re-established my life in Washington DC, after I found my groove in the Tourism field.
Being a local guide I can offer different tours in this beautiful capital city-from classical tours such as visiting the famous United States Capitol, the meeting place of the US Congress and the Senate - to some other great tours like Jefferson Memorial / Lincoln Memorial, the iconic American monument honoring the 16th president of the United States, and many others. It's important to know that history, science, art and culture come alive at the world famous Smithsonian Institution Museums, and I really enjoy showing it all. I always try to do my best to customize tours to the unique wishes, needs and desires of my clients! I really believe that only interaction with a local tour guide provides a better experience of the city and its spirit.
I have been working as a guide for many years and enjoy it very much. It is very interesting to meet new people and acquaint them with the Capital City. Travelers will find the city to be exciting, cosmopolitan, and international as well. Welcome to DC!

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Michael was by far the best tour guide I have ever used. He was very informative. We all had the best time we have ever had in Washington DC
Rich Maggio

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• Technicon, Israel Institute of Technology / Major: Architecture, BArch / 1967
• School of Tourism / Ministry of Tourism Israel / Tour Guiding & Tour Management / 1981
• Leading tour groups locally and internationally (up to 35 people) for up to 30 days.

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Tour of DC Museums (4 hours)


Let's explore Washington Museums with a private guide!

360 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Architecture Lover's Tour (8 hours tour)


L'Enfant's legacy and findings of Mr. Wright

600 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

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