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“Not a place to visit”
Review of Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle
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$65.00*
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Washington DC Food Tour: Italian Cuisine in Dupont Circle
Ranked #95 of 432 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: A trendy neighborhood with a large gay community.
West Columbia, Texas
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139 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Not a place to visit”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We were warned that you don't want to encounter this area especially if your single because you could get mugged. Not for families. It's a down and dirty place.

Visited October 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

It is a great area to walk around and enjoy everything it has to offer. There are good restaurants and shops. It can get a bit crowded at times, but it's a nice place! Definitely will go back!

Visited June 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Shops and Shops galore”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

What a nice area to walk around, see people and the busy vibe of DC. I even stumbled into a bookstore -that was other than a BIG chain. Coffee shops, boutiques, alongside Embassy Row and other notable sights nearby.

Visited June 2013
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Santa Monica, California
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134 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“It was probably a nice area ... but not so much now.”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

PROS: On the Metro line; several good lunch/average price places to eat; bookstores

CONS: Lots of homeless people/mentally ill people/beggars in this area; gay demonstrations prevent you from getting around or in/out of your hotel; not family oriented at all

Visited June 2013
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Oakville, Canada
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729 reviews
341 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
“Good For People Watching But Beware”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Good area for people watching but beware of the people that they attract. While my wife and I were sitting and taking in the view from the area a shirtless person with mental health problems requested a cigarette. This type of thing goes living in a big urban North American city one just needs to be beware of such things as besides being an area for places to eat plus shop. Just be beware of your surrondings.

Visited May 2013
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