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Georgetown

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Address: Washington DC, DC 20007
Phone Number: 202-298-9222
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable...

A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable residents, is more than a college hangout.

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Everything in the academic neighborhood of Washington, DC

Great walking around neighborhood surrounding Georgetown University. All the culture & entertainment a visitor could want. Best explored with a resident or student.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great walking around neighborhood surrounding Georgetown University. All the culture & entertainment a visitor could want. Best explored with a resident or student.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you don't have time at least drive through this old town in the DC. With few houses of 18th Century still there it gives a look of Europe in DC. Walking around the river is good part of visiting the Georgetown. Good place for shopping and dining too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Georgetown is a gentrified area that is surrounded by three Universities. The area has been established as a hub for shops, eateries, and other entertainment. The historic neighborhoods nearby are worth exploring.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is said that there is no accounting for tastes. And I'm sure that many people may not agree with what I say, but I found Georgetown as one of the most beautiful places in DC. After slaloming through all the tourist objectives around National Mall, me and my wife chose to spend half a day in Georgetown. This place... More 

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Rottach-Egern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Georgetown is the 'better' part of Washington DC along the Potomac river starting where M St NW meets Pennsylvania Avenue. From the Four Seasons Hotel and La Chaumiere to the walking canal that goes beyond Angler's Inn outside the city. See and be seen. From beer pubs to Champaign flutes to saki flights Georgetown delights and does not disappoint Walk,... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed not far from here. We did walk around and enjoyed all the different shops, restaurants and all. We also took the bus tour. Just a cool place to visit.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a gorgeous part of Washington - lovely atmosphere, lots to see. Gorgeous tree lined residential streets. Lots of shops, restaurants and bars - something for everyone here.

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Connolly, Clare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This a beautiful town to visit in Washington,old quaint and full of lovely homes. The drive over the bridge from the city was most enjoyable

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The DC Circulator bus dropped us at the Waterfront area, which had great views back to the Kennedy Centre over the Potomac. Then we climbed: wow: be prepared: not good on a hot day. We did the circuit along the O&C canal to the Exorcist steps, Georgetown Uni, then down M street by the Row houses to the Kennedy home... More 

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had very high hopes about quaint and quirky shops but to be honest the shops were just normal shops, nothing that special other than in a pretty setting. We ate in the town at Pinstripes and that was very nice but my expectations were perhaps too high and I was left a little deflated. Nice to have visited though

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