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Embassy Row

Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
As featured in See the best of DC and 2 other guides
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Address: Washington DC, DC
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+1 202-467-9300
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of...

The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of the Vice President located on one end.

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Walking Tour On Embassy Row in Washington DC
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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
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Epic Evening Tour: Small Group Bus Tour

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So Many Countries

A few hours left before leaving for the airport. Walk quickly to Embassy Row. So many beautiful buildings. Stand under the flags flying depicting the country that owns this land... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Annette K
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A few hours left before leaving for the airport. Walk quickly to Embassy Row. So many beautiful buildings. Stand under the flags flying depicting the country that owns this land, you are now visiting this country!! Our family had a lot of fun trying to name the countries before reading the plaques on the buildings!

Thank Annette K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can possibly make your trip to Embassy Row in May, you will find that there are 2 Saturdays when dozens of the embassies open their doors to the public for tours/food/games/giveaways. They are open on these days from 10-4 and although the lines can get long, the chance to see the insides shouldn't be missed.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Anyone who visits Washington DC should visit Embassy Row. You learn so much about other cultures and countries. You can tour some of the embassies and should take advantage of this opportunity.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Driving the main drag, as a tourist, at the start of rush hour, was not the best of decisions... especially if you're the driver and want to see all the mansions and their flags... But my passengers loved it! NOTE: Need to realize that not all of the embassies are located exactly on the one street! Some are on the... More 

1 Thank L Z
Charlotte, NC
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an amazing stroll thru Embassy Row area! So neat to see so many nations represented and all the flags flying proudly. Near Dupont Circle, restaurants and Metro stop. Checkout the old fire call boxes too.

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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did the walk from DuPont circle to,the national cathedral with frommers in hand. Beautiful sites and views. Lots of history. It is uphill and quite a workout but worth it!

Thank moncoer
Utica, New York
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Different flags of different nations… some of the embassies much larger and much more impressive than others (way to go Australia!) but it's a pleasant walk on Massachusetts Ave.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

All the countries of the world that the US recognizes have an embassy in DC. The security around each embassy is very tight. It is very interesting to see the different people coming and going from the embassy including those dressed in their native attire.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

DuPont Circle is the area where Embassies around the world are located. Embassy Row known by locals and visitors is mainly Massachusetts Avenue from DuPont Circles going up toward Wisconsin Avenue (up to 23 street) and R Street at Sheridan Circle. Visitors can also walk back on S street to see another layers of Embassies and Residences. Many Embassies acquired... More 

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Going to Embassy Row when in DC is a must-see. So many embassies, all beautiful and all so very different. You will see flags, artwork, statues and more. Keep your eyes open for signs or history everywhere. You can take a bus or walking tour, but I prefer to do a walking tour on my own. You could walk and... More 

1 Thank 1AnnieEliza

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