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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour

Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$40
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

Gilded Age opulent mansions and grand embassies line the streets of Washington DC's most fashionable neighborhood, Dupont Circle. Walk along Embassy Row and see some of the city's most impressive properties, spanning the architectural gamut from Neo-classical to Beaux-Arts to Queen Anne and more. Hear the stories and scandals that helped shape the Nation behind the doors of the District's most extravagant homes.

Gilded Age opulent mansions and grand embassies line the streets of Washington DC's most fashionable neighborhood, Dupont Circle. Walk along Embassy Row and see some of the city's most impressive properties, spanning the architectural gamut from Neo-classical to Beaux-Arts to Queen Anne and more. Hear the stories and scandals that helped shape the Nation behind the doors of the District's most extravagant homes. The tour takes about two hours and covers approximately two miles of walking.

Sights we discuss include:

 

  • The Phillip's Collection

  • The Hobbit House (Edward Lind Morse Studio)

  • Spanish Steps

  • Kalorama/ Mitchell Park

  • Woodrow Wilson House

  • Embassy of Cameroon

  • Sheridan Circle

  • Embassy of Latvia (Alice Pike Barney Studio)

  • Embassy of Turkey (Edward Everett House)

  • Society of the Cincinnati (Larz Anderson House)

  • The Cosmos Club

  • Embassy of Indonesia (Walsh-McLean House)

  • James Blaine Mansion

  • Brewmaster's Castle (Heurich House)

  • Dupont Circle

Gilded Age opulent mansions and grand embassies line the streets of Washington DC's most fashionable neighborhood, Dupont Circle. Walk along Embassy Row and see some of the city's most impressive properties, spanning the architectural gamut from Neo-classical to Beaux-Arts to Queen Anne and more. Hear the stories and scandals that helped shape the Nation behind the doors of the District's most extravagant homes.