Dupont Circle is DC’s international heart. The neighborhood is home to more than 70 embassies and international organizations. International travelers and professionals continue to visit the neighborhood for work and pleasure, enjoying the European ambiance of the tree-lined streets, outdoor dining and independent shops.
International events and cultural activities also take place around Dupont Circle year-round. Cultural Tourism DC organizes Passport DC each May, inviting locals and visitors to learn about international culture through embassy partnerships. Dupont Festival coordinates with various embassies on creative year-round programming, along with the creative events of Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets.