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Dupont Circle Fountain

13 Reviews

Dupont Circle Fountain

13 Reviews
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LolaGo1 wrote a review Jan 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia5,658 contributions1,020 helpful votes
I was quite disappointed when I saw that the Fountain did not have water during my visit. There were also many homeless men occupying the benches surrounding this Fountain. I quickly took some pictures and hurriedly left!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Matvl wrote a review Dec 2018
3,909 contributions396 helpful votes
In winter the fountain is drained - so essentially it is a 'nothing special foundation without water'. If you happen to be passing Du Post Circle look up, otherwise you're not missing much at all!
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Date of experience: December 2018
psudino wrote a review Nov 2018
Weehawken, New Jersey3,163 contributions656 helpful votes
DC is full of amazing statues and memorials and the like. If this fountain were in a small town it would be the focal point. In DC it is the decoration in the center of a very nice green space tucked into an urban area. Sure it's nice, but it isn't something that I recommend you seek out. Three stars for being average.
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Date of experience: April 2018
TrailTrekker15 wrote a review Jun 2018
Tallahassee, Florida3,331 contributions365 helpful votes
My wife and I walked past this enormous fountain in the middle of Dupont Circle. It was extremely ornate and was a nice monument. This area makes a nice place to visit as it is quieter than other areas of Washington and has some great restaurants.
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Date of experience: May 2018
Prawet J wrote a review Feb 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia13,368 contributions661 helpful votes
It is one of many fountain in D.C. that is operating and working during summer time. A nice structure in the middle of the circle. The fountain's formal name is the Rear Admiral Samuel Francis DuPont Memorial Fountain has 3 carved with allegorical sculptures round the base. According to the information, it is one of the 18 fountains registered as historic places in the country. During summer, visitors can come and enjoy the fountain and watch chess games.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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