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Embassy Row

Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
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Address: Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: +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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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
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US$20.00*
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Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC
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Epic Evening Tour: Small Group Bus Tour

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Great self walking tour

DuPont Circle is the area where Embassies around the world are located. Embassy Row known by locals and visitors is mainly Massachusetts Avenue from DuPont Circles going up toward... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

DuPont Circle is the area where Embassies around the world are located. Embassy Row known by locals and visitors is mainly Massachusetts Avenue from DuPont Circles going up toward Wisconsin Avenue (up to 23 street) and R Street at Sheridan Circle. Visitors can also walk back on S street to see another layers of Embassies and Residences. Many Embassies acquired... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to Embassy Row when in DC is a must-see. So many embassies, all beautiful and all so very different. You will see flags, artwork, statues and more. Keep your eyes open for signs or history everywhere. You can take a bus or walking tour, but I prefer to do a walking tour on my own. You could walk and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's nothing really fabulous to see on Embassy Row, but it is really cool to drive by and see the various flags. If you want, you could hope on the trollies and get a tour which will tell you a bit more about the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

all of the embassy's are different but beautiful. Again the hop on and off bus goes here, it is on the green line.

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Clinton, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

we did this via bus tour and the guide pointed out all the embassies. Was interesting as to the fact that they were all very different.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Walking the streets of Embassy Row really gives one of a sense of the importance of Washington, DC. All of the embassies and lobbying associations are awe inspiring, just a very interesting way to spend a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I ran from downtown out to the Naval Observatory along Embassy Row. It was one of my favorite runs ever. I loved being able to see the sites along the way, it was like a running geography lesson. The run out was uphill but I didn’t think it was terrible, the only issue was having to stop for intersections along... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It is thrilling to see the embassies of the world here in the nation's capital. This is where the meetings take place, a convening of nations. Drivers can't take pictures with their cell phones, or use cell phones in DC - even at stop lights, or stopped traffic - so you really need to find a place to park on... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had just a little bit of that the finished up at the end of a busy day on vacation, and decided to Metro up to Dupont Circle, and walk at least some of embassy row after dark. Our presumption that most embassies would be lit, and statues and features showcased, and that it might be more impressive after dark…... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Off of Massachusetts, this is where many if not most embassies are located. Some are refurbished historical buildings, some offer the best of the embassy's home country architecture. Some Ambassador residences are also located here. Architecturally interesting.

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