Capitol Hill's History Set to Game Of Thrones — Your Day Just Got a Whole Lot Better

Do you love the politics and history of Washington, D.C., almost as much as you do the infighting and carnage of Westeros? Then you and I should probably hang out.


Until then, check out this awesome user remix of a video recently released by the Architect of the Capitol.

Some quick background - The Architect of the Capitol serves as the builder and steward of many of the most iconic landmarks in the United States. Earlier this week, they released this video, detailing the 220 year history of Capitol Hill.

YouTube user olsonchr thought it looked familiar, so he decided to overlay the Game of Thrones intro music and made this work of art:


There is only one reaction here:


 

For those of you living under a rock for the last few years, Game of Thrones is the HBO adaptation of the best-selling book series by George R.R. Martin. Recently nominated for SIXTEEN Emmys, it is far and away the best show on television (especially if you like politics, dragons, and medieval violence).

Want one last reason to watch GoT? Here he is.


 

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