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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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You must see this town!!!

This is a GREAT town. We were able to walk to it... and we were so glad that we did!!! So many shops to see and great eating places!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nederland, Texas
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Nederland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a GREAT town. We were able to walk to it... and we were so glad that we did!!! So many shops to see and great eating places!!!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a beautiful area in DC with all the shops and restaurants. The town has a special feeling of old towns and new towns together. The shape of the building and the design is just beautiful and peaceful. You can go spend a day there and get the best food and shopping ever

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to stay in Georgetown instead of Washington and it was a good decision. Lovely historic place with lots of shops, great restaurants and next to Washington Harbor so lots to see and do. Quick walk into Washington or to the metro station.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it is a nice place to visit and great shops and restaurants with variable choices for as international cuisines and great views

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From my apartment in Foggy Bottom it is but a ten minute walk to the riverside at Georgetown and then only a short step to the shopping street and from there to the hill, Dumbarton Oaks and lovely houses. Do find the riverside and the canal. Do visit Dumbarton Oaks and do walk the length of the shopping street. All... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A short trip outside the centre of DC but worth the journey. This is a very pretty area and the university is open to the public. Lovely uni with amazing facilities that is worthy of a visit.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved this neighbourhood, it is like an european city in the middle of modern DC. You can find great restaurants and shops. Near the water the views are

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Georgetown is a great neighbourhood with nice old buildings. Plenty of restaurants and little boutique shops. Spent a few hours having a stroll along the Main Street.

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Thank Itterom67
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Georgetown during a quick family get away! From the university campus to shopping to restaurants, this town as a lot to offer! We visited in July so it was hot! But it was worth it!

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shopping is more than brand name shops, the architecture is stunningly preserved. The waterfront is beautifully done. There was a free movie screening in the park when we went - the whole atmosphere is funky.

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