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Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour provided by DC Design Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Departure Point
Baked & Wired, 1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Georgetown Waterfront Park, 3303 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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DesertDiva31 wrote a review Mar 2020
Sarasota, FL144 contributions39 helpful votes
I have been visiting Georgetown frequently lately from overseas. I loved walking on M street and dining in the cafes. But I knew there was more to the neighborhood than meets the eye, so I booked this walking tour, and it sure did not disappoint! Sam was amazing! He gave us
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour
Responded 14 Mar 2020
We so appreciate your kind words about our Historic Georgetown tour, and wonderful guide, Sam! Hope to see you back in DC again soon!
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DominicDeBurca wrote a review Jan 2020
Dunmore East, Ireland1,398 contribution322 helpful votes
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brought us right around the Georgetown area including the canal, Georgetown University campus and the infamous steps featured in the Exorcist. Walking around this beautiful area by yourself is simply not the same as taking a guided tour as there is so much historical and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour
Responded 4 Jan 2020
Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review! We hope to see you back on tour sometime soon!
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Rob wrote a review Oct 2019
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A big thanks to Sam as he lead us on a terrific tour of Georgetown even through the rain! I was a bit skeptical of what a tour would be like but I loved how he wove storytelling in with the design features we were seeing all around us. With high energy and enthusiasm he easily
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour
Responded 14 Nov 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write about your Historic Georgetown tour with Sam! We're thrilled to hear about your experience, and hope to see you back in the future.
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Katie R wrote a review Oct 2019
Raleigh, North Carolina98 contributions28 helpful votes
We took a wonderful tour of Georgetown with Sam. He clearing enjoys his job and sharing information about Georgetown. The walk wasn’t short but was leisurely and provided lots of stops to provide us with information. He was conscious of those in the group like might not be
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour
Responded 20 Oct 2019
Thank you, hope to have you on another tour soon!
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erovich wrote a review Sep 2019
Maryland11 contributions2 helpful votes
Sam is a great guide and has a lot of knowledge in architecture and history He shares the knowledge in an easy-to-follow story with a few well placed jokes. The tour touches on history of Georgetown from the time of its founding and really draws your attention to some unique
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Historic Georgetown Architecture Tour
Responded 11 Sep 2019
We are so happy to hear about your experience with Sam! Thank you for attending our Historic Georgetown tour, and taking the time to post a review!
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About the operator

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Lee_E_A5
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Perfect day with a Perfect Guide
This is our second private tour with Carolyn (and we can't wait to do it again). She truly overflows with knowledg
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pmlhall
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Excellent Covid-friendly tour of Georgetown
This was the second tour Carolyn did for my group of friends. Even though we live nearby in Maryland, it was fasci
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Chris G
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Educational and Fun!
Tour Guide (owner) was knowledgeable and fun. Would definitely recommend, especially if you are into architecture
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Marypak
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Very informative!
We had a private tour near Adams Morgan. This person knows historic facts for every part of DC! Our group learned
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Nancy K
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Georgetown and Mass Ave Tours
Both guides shared rich architectural and historical perspectives as well as wonderful stories...HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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judymjc
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excellent tour
a really interesting, fun virtual tour. carolyn is knowledgeable and quite entertaining, providing vignettes ab
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276harriets
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A Fascinating Online Tour
Last night, through and organization I belong to, I took this tour on Zoom. It was marvelous. I usually don't love
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stillHOME2020
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Excellent virtual tour for a large group
We did a virtual tour due to Covid 19, so we were able to see and learn without coming to DC. Carolyn told great
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1Nikkitoo
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A Fascinating and Fun Virtual Tour
We went on a Virtual Tour with owner/guide Carolyn Muraskin from Millionaires Row to Embassy Row, from the comfort
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Adrian_Bklyn
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Amazing Fall afternoon spent!
This is highly recommended to any design/history lover. We loved the mind-blowing history that has born some impact
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mjrumer
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A morning well spent
My sister, daughter and I spent a delightful morning with Carolyn on this tour Last week. . It was a fun way to e
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Intrptrvlr
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Wonderful Walking Tour
It was a quiet Labor Day in DC, so I lucked out and had a private tour with Carolyn. Although I'm a native of the D
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nikkihoney
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Sam is amazing!
Enjoyed the Capitol Hill tour with Sam - he is amazing! Stories about Union Station and historical figures really
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gergema
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Who knew DC has it's own Spanish Steps?
Great tour. Sam was knowledgeable, funny, and made the tour very interesting. Very safe-he wore a mask as did all o
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cmoney80
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Gorgeous sunset tour with very informative guide
My wife and I booked the Monuments and Memorial tour, hoping for a good sunset on the Mall and to see the monuments
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