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Dec 20, 2018
“Random, especially in winter”
Nov 20, 2018
“Not a destination, but nice if you are in the area”
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Dupont Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

In winter the fountain is drained - so essentially it is a 'nothing special foundation without water'. If you happen to be passing Du Post Circle look up, otherwise you're not missing much at all!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matvl
Reviewed November 20, 2018

DC is full of amazing statues and memorials and the like. If this fountain were in a small town it would be the focal point. In DC it is the decoration in the center of a very nice green space tucked into an urban area....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked past this enormous fountain in the middle of Dupont Circle. It was extremely ornate and was a nice monument. This area makes a nice place to visit as it is quieter than other areas of Washington and has some great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank William W
Reviewed February 8, 2018

It is one of many fountain in D.C. that is operating and working during summer time. A nice structure in the middle of the circle. The fountain's formal name is the Rear Admiral Samuel Francis DuPont Memorial Fountain has 3 carved with allegorical sculptures round...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Dupont Circle is not particularly quiet with all the traffic around, but it’s pretty. It’s a green oasis. I was there this morning and took some photos and noticed that lots were in the benches reading the paper or a book. It was serene with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

It's the fountain in the center of the circle with a small park and benches all around. Not the best fountain in DC, but you will see it as you are sure to come to this essential neighborhood.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed January 15, 2017

The fountain is attractive but the scene around it is the very interesting. People from all walks of life sit on the fountain’s edge. Some people just sit and think while others eat their lunch.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Brellie
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Like Rick’s in Casablanca, sooner or later everyone comes to Dupont Circle near the top of the downtown district. Not all just to spin around the junction of five major avenues. By taxi, car, limo or rising up the escalators from the Red Line station,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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