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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour provided by DC Design Tours

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  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Dupont Circle
Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036, USALook for your guide at the Dupont Circle Fountain in the center of Dupont Circle.
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  • 1
    Dupont Circle
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Embassy Row
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Anderson House
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    The President Woodrow Wilson House
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Spanish Steps
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    The Phillips Collection
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll end at
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The President Woodrow Wilson House
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Everton R wrote a review Jun 2020
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I just moved to DC and, as an architecture lover, thought that taking a design tour would be a wonderful way to immediately see and learn more about the city I'll be calling home. I signed up for the Embassy Row and Dupont Circle tour with Sam, and it did not disappoint! The
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Responded Jun 22, 2020
Thank you so much, Everton! Welcome to Washington DC, and hope to see you again soon!
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Naomi S wrote a review Jun 2020
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Carolyn is an amazing tour guide. I've gone on multiple tours with her, and she has seemingly infinite knowledge of DC! She adds interesting tidbits and fun facts as you walk with her about the history and people connected to each place. She’s a pleasure to be around, with
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Responded Jun 17, 2020
Thank you so much, hope to see you soon!
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Julie S wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California8 contributions7 helpful votes
The DuPont Circle Embassy Row tour was wonderful. The discussion and the various architectural styles, the parks and hidden gems will bring us back. Our thanks for a very informative tour!
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Responded Mar 14, 2020
Thank you, Julie! It was a pleasure touring with you and your husband. Hope to see you again in DC!
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Jared wrote a review Jan 2020
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We got to learn a lot of really interesting details about Embassy Row and DuPont Circle that probably aren't even on wikipedia. The tour guide is incredibly knowledgeable and made the tour super fun! I highly recommend!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from CarolynMDC, Owner at Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Responded Jan 27, 2020
Thank you Jared! Comparing us to Wikipedia is certainly a high bar! :)
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Beorn15 wrote a review Oct 2019
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I took my wife on this tour as a surprise. We both really enjoyed learning about the area and slowing down (I normally drive through during rush hour) and noticing the small details. Our guide told engaging stories and the 2 hours flew by. Looking forward to taking another tour
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Responded Oct 10, 2019
Thank you for posting! We're looking forward to seeing you on another tour!
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About the operator

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JuliaP485
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For those who follow my advice and tour with Carolyn...You're welcome!!!
Carolyn, our intrepid tour guide on a sweltering summer day, provided a thoroughly enjoyable and educational experi
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This is the tour you're looking for
DC Design Tours is an ideal way to learn about D.C. and have an outstanding experience exploring. Carolyn, our guid
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Best Tour Ever.
Carolyn has been my tour guide for five years now with my group of fifth graders I bring to DC every Spring Break.
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kridem220
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DC Architectural Tour - Castle to Capital
This walking tour was absolutely the very best I have ever been on! Carolyn, the guide, was extremely knowledgeable
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Angeline K
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The very best walking night tour🤙
We had the best monuments night walking tour! Our guide, Caroline, provided a background history about the monume
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staceydel
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Practically Perfect in Every Way
Cathryn was a fabulous tour guide and seemed to know it all. As an architect by training, she enthusiastically answ
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sunchix33
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Capital Hill Arch Tour
Educational and entertaining. 70 degree day also made for a nice walk for outside portion. Sam was knowledgeable
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DesertDiva31
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Best way to learn about Georgetown!
I have been visiting Georgetown frequently lately from overseas. I loved walking on M street and dining in the cafe
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Greg D
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Lots to learn in Georgetown....
Our tour guide Sam did a great job teaching and showing us the highlights and history of Georgetown. We never knew
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39karinep
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Highlight of our trip!!
Amazing tour - in 2.5 hours, got more info than i could've hoped for!! Caroline and Sam are gems.. Thank yoU!
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LETO
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Brilliant tour!
We had a remarkable tour with Carolyn! She has structured an information very intelligently and presented it brilli
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652alaines
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Wonderful tour
Carolyn was an excellent tour guide: she was knowledgeable, engaging and entertaining with her stories of historica
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robinart
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Great tour! Great experience!
I look forward to booking future tours with this company! Carolyn replied promptly to my inquiry and it was easy to
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DominicDeBurca
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Loved this tour
brought us right around the Georgetown area including the canal, Georgetown University campus and the infamous step
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Sue R
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Loved learning more about the architecture of our hometown!
The Castle to Capitol tour was great! We had out of town guests and wanted to play tourist in our hometown. We lear
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