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Washington, District of Columbia

38° 53′ 48.12″ N, 77° 2′ 7.8″ W

Overview

An extraordinary city, Washington D.C. is both an international metropolis and a picturesque tourist destination, with history and artifacts rivaling any other American city. It can be intimidating at first, but spending time here will reveal Washington’s unique juxtaposition of global power and small-scale surroundings. A city intertwined with political, social, and economic issues, Washington D.C. is as enlightening as it is impressive.

Visiting here means you’ll be immersed in American history and famous symbols of wealth and prestige. The unparalleled collection of museums, buildings, and monuments will command your attention, and most can be toured for free. But Washington D.C. is also a burgeoning hub of cosmopolitan and authentic ambience, an exciting city with world-class shopping, performing arts, and dining.

Home to more embassies than any other city in the world, D.C. has a thriving international community and deep cultural roots. It’s an eclectic mix of Southern and Northern heritage, combined with strong African-American influence and international flavor. Here you will find rich jazz history, diverse neighborhoods with distinctive identities, and locals from all corners of the world. People come to D.C. for a bit of everything, for the spirit of the American experience, and to see the city that encapsulates the United States of America.

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Embassy Row

Neighborhood of Embassies

Capitol Building

Capital Capitol

U Street

Nightlife and Culture Collide

Toki Underground

Asian Fushion Fare

Union Market

Artisan-Style Eats

Zenebech Injera

Classic Ethiopian Fare

Compass Rose

Tavern for True Foodies

DCity Smokehouse

Regional Favorite for BBQ

Florida Avenue Grill

Serving Soul Food since 1944

Indigo

Authentic Punjabi Food
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