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Embassy Row

Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
As featured in See the best of DC and 2 other guides
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Address: Washington DC, DC
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+1 202-467-9300
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of...

The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of the Vice President located on one end.

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US$ 20.00*
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Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC
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US$ 40.00*
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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
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US$ 55.00*
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Epic Evening Tour: Small Group Bus Tour

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Start walking from Dupont Circle up Massachusetts Ave and enjoy the sights. The fact that many of these buildings are embassies is interesting, but the architecture is the real... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2015
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Boston,MA
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

On the second week of May they open up all the embassies to the public. Its really cool to walk thru these gorgeous houses. Lots of the embassies gave out sample of cocktails specific to there countries, maps, and other items. Some of the lines were very long to get in, but all moved pretty fast. A ton of people... More 

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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Excellent i would recommend this to anyone who loves to travel especially when once a year they open there doors to the public

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Reviewed 27 April 2015

We received a Travel Zoo email with special rate offer this coming June; when we had called to book 4 nights, we spoke with Cassandra (on Sunday 4/26/15). She said the deals offered in this promotion were initially available, except for one night. Upon further conversation, the dates suddenly were under black out dates. We could stay for the first... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We couldn't walk anymore as we were so tired so we had our uber driver take us along the route and he pointed out different embassies.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Start walking from Dupont Circle up Massachusetts Ave and enjoy the sights. The fact that many of these buildings are embassies is interesting, but the architecture is the real star. Take a slow walk and enjoy. TIP: For a break, drink or restroom stop, drop by Starbucks on the North side of Dupont Circle.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity! Our son's high school's Wind Symphony (he's a Percussionist) has been invited to play at the Army's Presidential Cup on April 10th - which also happens to be his 17th birthday! The cost of the trip for him stretched our budget thin, but it was worth it for this once in a lifetime opportunity.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

As we were heading to the National Cathedral, we took the road called; Embassy Row. There you will have the chance to see some of the most unusual embassies with some unique architecture as well as bright colored flags. Every Embassy as a unique flair about them and this is also a very charming place to stroll by!

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 March 2015

The Embassy Row hotel is a nice hotel with quiet rooms in the heart of DC. The personnel is very friendly, it is a home away from home. It's even better now it is just renovated. Plenty of nice restaurants and bars around Dupont Circle and the metro around the corner.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

You have to walk a looooooong way!!! No metro stops, only bus stops. Yeah you get to see embassies and old buildings, but wasn't that interesting. The Islamic Centre was interesting to see.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

We started to walk from Dupont Circle to Washington Cathedral on a sunday. It is a 2.5 mile walk. We walked 1.5 miles and hailed a cab. It was easy to get a cab. The morning walk was beautiful and I'm so glad we did it this way. We ran across a farmers market right of the Circle and wandered... More 

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