The areas of Dupont Circle are located in Northwest Washington, D.C., in the United States. Dupont Circle lends its name to a traffic circle, park, neighborhood, and historic district. The traffic circle is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW, Connecticut Avenue NW, New Hampshire Avenue NW, P Street NW, and 19th Street NW. The Dupont Circle neighborhood is bordered by 16th Street NW, 22nd Street NW, M Street NW, and Florida Avenue NW. Dupont Circle is a somewhat trendy neighborhood, offering some great bookstores and restaurants.
Dupont Circle is home to numerous embassies, many of which are located in historic residences. This area is home to the Colombian ambassador’s residence, the Indonesian Embassy, the Embassy of Uzbekistan, the Peruvian Chancery. The national headquarters of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, the National Museum of American Jewish Military History, and the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center are also located in Dupont Circle. There are many buildings in the area offering executive suites.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Dupont Circle. They include the Brewmaster’s Castle (Christian Heurich House Museum). This Victorian mansion offers tours and a great Victorian garden that is open to the public. Another option is the Mansion on O Street, a small private luxury hotel and club, conference center, and museum, that features hundreds of rooms, a collection of some 20,000 books, dozens of secret passages, a collection of John Lennon’s guitars, and much more. This mansion serves as a B&B, and gives tours. Dupont Circle offers several dining options including C.F. Folks, D.C. Bread and Brew, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Julia’s Empanadas, Pizzeria Paradiso, and Regent Thai. Al Tiramisu serves authentic Italian cuisine the fresh pasta and seafood are big favorites on the menu.
There are several airports serving Washington DC and the area of Dupont Circle including Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Get around the Dupont Circle neighborhood by Metro, Metrobus, or on foot.