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“Great for photos and cheap food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Union Station

Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-289-1908
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Ranked #71 of 483 things to do in Washington DC
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Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Union Station D.C. Is a superbly restored, historic, mixed-use, intermodal transportation and shopping center located just blocks from the U.S. Capitol Building. This historic hub of culture services more than 90,000 people a day as a major transportation center, retail destination, and tourist resource.
Brooklyn, New York
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“Great for photos and cheap food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

If you want a place to meet family and friends that is close to buses and subways with cheap food, this is it. The food court in the basement works well. The inside is really awesome for photos. The bathrooms are probably the worst smelling that I've ever been to, but at least they are there.

Visited April 2012
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Westminster, Colorado
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“beautiful train station good place to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Great place to grab a bite to eat. The prices for storing your luggage is insane. Was lucky I got a deal from the guy behind the desk. if you can leave your luggage at your hotel til the last minute.

Visited July 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great selection of shops and restaurants”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

A beautiful building architecturally filled with a great selection of shops, restaurants and stalls. I really love it here and it is the perfect place to pick up a quick bite to eat, or to browse through books at Barnes and Noble.

Visited September 2011
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Variety”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

It's a beautiful old building but at same time the interior is very functional and modern. There are plenty of fashion stores, ordinary souvenir shops, fancy restaurants, fast food chains, Starbucks... It almost seems an airport with lots of amenities and facilities.
It's hard to remember that this is the Union station's interior specially when you are in the ground (basement) floor.

Visited August 2012
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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“Architecturally pleasing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Although under renovation and therefore you can'y fully appreciate its full glory, it is an impressive edifice! With shops and a full range and choice of eating options it is a pleasant place to stay a wait for your train.

Visited August 2012
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