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Address: 819 G Street, S.W., Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: 202-484-1565

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Columbia Heights architecture and history

Even if it was cold, but with the sun shining, we enjoyed a great tour, in a great neighborhood with incredible end of the 19th century architecture with great company. The stops... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Even if it was cold, but with the sun shining, we enjoyed a great tour, in a great neighborhood with incredible end of the 19th century architecture with great company. The stops at the bar & grill, were very welcomed to warm up, have a great drink or snack and meet very interesting and great people. Great idea of mixing... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Once you venture off 14th Street, the architectural charm of Columbia Heights takes over, as you obviously noticed. The blocks and blocks of row houses embody the early 20th century urban character of Washington, D.C. All that's missing nowadays is the clang of a street car bell. (I guess it's been replaced by the rumble of DC Circulator bus.) Brian... More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I had a great time learning a little more about our neighborhood here in DC and meeting some new people. Admittedly, I think we could have learned just as much by simply following the Columbia Heights Walking Trail (the tour guide actually authored most of the signage) and stopping in a few of the bars we already... More 

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washwalks, Owner at Washington Walks, responded to this review

Something about the opportunity to walk, imbibe and chat with a collection of ones fellow citizens adds an appealing dimension to neighborhood history, doesn't it? Happens every year we offer the Columbia Heights Historical Drinkabout. Glad you were able to join us. Thank you for attending! Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The tour was given just before Halloween and was fittingly spirited. We visited the grounds of the Octagon and had an inside tour of that historic building that blended history and ghost stories. Carolyn is an awesome storyteller - the background information on the various ghost stories was fascinating. The Octagon is considered to be one of the most (if... More 

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Brambleton, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My daughters and I had a wonderful experience on the Most Haunted Houses Tour. Our guide, Victoria, was very knowledgeable and personable. My daughters were apprehensive at first about a 2 hour walk, but we really didn't walk too far from our starting point and they enjoyed this take on the history of DC. As Northern VA residents, we will... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had amazing weather and a wonderful guide. He offered lots of great info with accompanying photos that were relevant to the stories he was telling. If someone asked a question he didnt know the answer to, he would research it and have an answer by the time we reached the next stopping point. It definitely made me interested to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My Mother and I totally enjoyed this DC adventure and had such a good time. Carolyn was so gracious and both Phoebe and Dwayne were excellent guides and City hosts. The absolute best part of our journey was the Octagon House with a question and answer period hosted by former First Lady Dolley Madison. Of course this historic actor was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very good and informative tour about the burning of Washington in 1814. I grow up locally and am familiar with the basic events, but the guide was able to add new details and place the whole event in an orderly context. The guide, Dwayne had good voice projection and encouraged questions. The "cruise director" Carolyn managed the group and guide... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Washington Walk's special four-hour walk to the key spots where British troops burned our capital city's public buildings on August 24, 1814 was well worth the time and money. Eight of our sixty-something pals, all who love history, agreed to meet for the adventure, and we're so glad we did. Guide Dwane was thoroughly entertaining and informative. We enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went on my first tour with Washington Walks yesterday. My guide was David for the 2-hour Dupont Circle tour. I have lived in Maryland my whole life so this neighbor is very familiar to me. I love the restaurants and shops and circle with the fountain. But I learned so much about the history of the neighborhood from David... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I'm a HUGE fan of Washington Walks! This is a great "fun thing to do on the weekend" option, whether you've lived in DC for years (like me), have just moved here and want to learn about the District, or looking to entertain visiting family and/or friends. I've taken all of the regularly programmed tours (Georgetown, Embassy Row, Dupont Circle,... More 

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