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Dupont Circle
Dupont Cir NW, Washington, D.C., 20036 | 202-673-7647
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Shopping, Dining & Nightlife In Dupont Circle

Don't miss out on this eclectic, bustling Washington, D.C. neighborhood! Dupont Circle is brimming with world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife, including galleries, bookstores, bars, coffee shops, and a multitude of gay-friendly nightclubs. Whether you're sipping wine at a swanky lounge, people watching by the fountain, or soaking in modern art at The Phillips Collection, Dupont Circle is the place to be.


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  • What Landmarks Are Near Dupont Circle?

    Dupont Circle is a short 1.5-mile walk to Constitution Avenue, the National Mall, and the Lincoln Memorial, and only one mile from Georgetown University.
  • What Are Some Of The Major Annual Events In Dupont Circle?

    Don’t miss the annual Dupont Festival, which brings friends together for great music and dance. In June, catch the Capital Pride parade and festival or the thrilling High Heel Race on 17th Street NW between R Street and Church.

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Distance from attraction: 1.3 miles
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