About Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle is the destination neighborhood renowned as Washington, DC’s welcoming, cosmopolitan gathering place. Home to one of the most iconic public spaces in the city, the Dupont Circle neighborhood extends far beyond the circle itself to encompass more than 150 restaurants, 80 shops and 70 embassies. Visitors from around the globe are attracted to the European ambiance, historic tree-lined streets, international dining, and cultural amenities.

More than 22,000 people live in and around the neighborhood. For generations, this cosmopolitan commons has attracted creators and change-makers for celebrations and public gatherings. The neighborhood is a hub for innovative, fresh-thinking organizations, such as the Brookings Institution, the Optical Society of America, and a three-floor WeWork space. Dupont Circle’s Red Line Metrorail station is in the top 10 busiest stations in the WMATA system.

Dupont Circle is DC’s international heart. Welcome!

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