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Verizon Center

601 F Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (Downtown / Chinatown)
Automated Phone: (202) 628-3200 Receptionist: (202) 661-5000 TTY: (202) 661-5066
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Ranked #70 of 248 attractions in Washington DC
Type: Convention Centers, Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Baltimore, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
70 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I love this arena. I have seen Capitals, Wizards and Mystics games here. The atmosphere is like no other. The fans are great. The food is great. The seats are all really great also with no obstructions. The teams are competitve and likeable.

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Timmins, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
64 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Like the look of the building and how there are so many great restaurants and pubs near by and the metro station is right there win win for sure.

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Northbridge, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went to see a WNBA game here - pleasant staff, easily negotiable aisles, excellent access to mass transit, nice shops/attractions/restaurants nearby. My only complaint was, many of the food service operations inside the arena were not staffed for this game.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am late sending this review but and doing so, anyway. Over the years, I have attended this venue for sports (games) and once concert (saw Maxwell back in 2009). The plus is I have obtained some very reasonably priced tickets for some of the events (back in the mid 2000s, sales rep RICK G. was great to interact with... More

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Cape Fear, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Never ever leave the game early Stayed in FAIRFAX took the Metro to the Verizon Center. Had a great time

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Athens
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We visited the arena to watch a wizards game. When there is an event crowds of people tend to come, so keep in mind that you might have trouble finding a parking spot. Parking fees during the events are over 30$. If you can use mass transit to get in, do so.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Attended the Lady Gaga ArtPOP Ball here at the Verizon Center. Overall our experience was a good one. Although our seats were high up, we had a great view of the stage and large screens from our seats. There were plenty of food and beverage choices and the prices were fairly average for stadium/concert events. The restrooms were clean and... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great place to go and to watch a sport event or to attend a business conference. Plenty of room and near the city centre. Staff is very nice!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Metro is the way to go! My 11 year old was so excited about this birthday gift. The whole family went and its was loads of fun. Be prepared for the loud roar of the engines and to lose your voice from the crowd participation yelling. All in all....good fun and convenient location.

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San Francisco, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I was the lucky +1 for a Capitals hockey game. My first Caps game, my first NHL game, my first time in the Verizon Center all rolled into one. Super easy to get to via a number of Metro stops. The neighborhood it's in has a wide variety of really top-notch restaurants, so we ate beforehand so I can't critique... More

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