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“What a place!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
800-444-1324
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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“What a place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We got to do the tour of the place which helped us view it more for the history that comprises its different parts and auditoriums, rather than just a big theater complex. There is a lot to enjoy and learn about this center.

Visited September 2013
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“Outstanding cultural venue with unparalleled views of the Potomac”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Whatever the excuse - a show, charity event, millenium stage - don't miss this cultural landmark. Check out the controversial bust of JFK, and the magical views of the Potomac.

Visited October 2013
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Kailua Kona, HI
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“Impressive building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Was able to attend one of the free evening performances in the great hall. Our tour took us into all the performance venues. Made me wish I lived near by to take advantage of the many performances.

Visited September 2013
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South Paris
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“Gorgeous lights.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

What an impressive building. I didnt' know that many gifts from foreign countries were used in building this center. Many of the chandeliers are gifts and their is a lot of marble from Italy that's the same type that was used in the Pieta. Also a nice restaurant with a walkway that goes around the building. You can see all of Washington and into Va.

Visited September 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great for a tour regardless of the show!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

They give tours of the facility and there are free programs open to the public. AND there is a great restaurant, so in other words, it's worth the visit even if you don't go to a show. And the infamous Watergate property is right next door!

Visited September 2013
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