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Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC provided by Washington Walks

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Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC

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  • You'll start at
    1333 19th St NW
    1333 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Meet outside the Dupont Circle Metrorail station's 19th St. exit (corner of 19th Street and Connecticut Avenue, NW) by the entrance to Panera Bread.
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    Dupont Circle
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Embassy Row
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 3
    Washington Walks
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • You'll end at
    The Society of the Cincinnati at Larz Anderson House
    2118 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
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Departure Point
1333 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Return Details
The Society of the Cincinnati at Larz Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
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alizaire74 wrote a review Oct 2019
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great time! Our guide was knowledgeable and fun. She had many great anecdotes about the embassy buildings and mansions in the Dupont Circle area. The weather was great too.
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Date of experience: October 2019
mark b wrote a review Apr 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great Embassy Row walking tour by Victoria this morning. I live two miles away and drive this route almost every day but never fully realized the rich and fascinating histories behind these architectural jewels. Ideal way to spend two hours on a Saturday morning, strolling
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from washwalks, Owner at Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC
Responded 31 Oct 2019
The reward of walking instead of driving,right? Thousands of locals and visitors have happily whizzed past the gorgeous collection of houses the comprise "Embassy Row" (Massachusetts Avenue, NW). It's actually not a bad way to get a feel for that part of D.C. But nothing compares to being in the company of Victoria and hearing about how those palatial residences and their owners arrived in the nation's capital. Thank you for taking the walk! -Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks
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DCT814 wrote a review Nov 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania51 contributions13 helpful votes
During our stay in Dupont Circle I was walking the dogs when I saw a statue of Ghandi. I later noticed that the Indian Embassy was across the way. Walking further I noticed a fabulous mansion and I found out that was part of the Indonesian Embassy along with a fantastic statue
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Date of experience: June 2018
Linzrp wrote a review Oct 2017
London, United Kingdom36 contributions6 helpful votes
We did go in thinking we would learn about the embassies, but the history of the buildings is much more interesting! The guide had great stories to explain the early owners and builders of the grandiose buildings in and around DuPont Circle. Why and how it grew into such a
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Date of experience: October 2017
Sarah M wrote a review Oct 2017
Reno, Nevada605 contributions265 helpful votes
Although our Guide was well versed on the history of many of the former mansions in the area and some of their interesting occupants, there was minimal information on the various embassies, why they exist and how their existence is a benefit to us. After the detail about the
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Virtual tours are worth doing
Since COVID, they've done a fine job with virtual experiences on a variety of topics that differ from their standar
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Excellent experience despite inclement weather
Polly was a wonderful guide and opened my eyes to so much of Georgetown’s history, beyond showing the art pieces pa
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Georgetown GLOW walking tour: DIsappointing in the best I can say
"Meet at Pennsylvania and 28th st."..... that was the first problem because as you know, there are 4 corners, at l
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Georgetown GLOW
Noah was great. We really enjoyed the historical information as well as the art. It was raining out, but we didn’t
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Julia C
lLearned a lot, and I'm a native Washingtonian
The tour was actually a special one of the temporary artwork installed throughout Georgetown over the holidays as p
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More than we expected
The overall tour was excellent, and the historical sites we visited and background information was more than we exp
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Great tour about some unsung heroines
Cheryl gave a great tour filled with many aspects of women’s contributions. Beautiful weather contributed to an in
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Raves for Hamilton's DC Walking Tour
Hard to say who loved it more - my 14 year old American daughter, our 13 year old French guest or my middle-aged se
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Great walking tour
Really enjoyed our walking tour of Georgetown architecture and history with Polly. She clearly loves the subject an
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Caroline W
Carolyn gave us a great tour!
It was a perfect night for a haunted Capitol Hill walking tour, and Carolyn was a great guide. We loved hearing sto
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Loved our advisor. She was enthusiastic about the history and stories she told about the homes we viewed that she b
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Homeless people at NoMa metro station
I went to an OSSE PD for teachers and I parked in the vecinity of the NoMa-Gallaudet University metro. I was amazed
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"Hamilton's D.C. by Mandy
This was a great tour! Even my 12-year-old daughter liked it! Mandy was an amazing tour guide; I like how she talke
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Great Way to Spend an Evening
The tour was well worth it. Our guide was a great story teller and made the stories of famous old homes around Laf
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Capitol Hauntings
This was a great walk! Carolyn was a great storyteller and historian! Learned so much about my neighborhood and got
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