While most Washington districts have a particular role, business or residential, Dupont Circle is a unique blend of everything, combining tourist attractions such as historic architecture and museums with homes and locals’ favorite shops and bars. Located just next to Downtown, this energetic neighborhood has the largest concentration of museums and embassies in the city. The usual exploration starts at the center, in the like named traffic circle that is a popular meeting place and home to one of the most popular DC’s landmarks Dupont Circle fountain. From there, you can walk to the famous Embassy Row, where you will find many multicultural sights, including embassy of India and Greece.
If you’re enjoying going to museums, Dupont Circle is the place to be. Along Embassy Row, you can see The Phillips Collection, America’s first modern art museum that houses intricate works from artists such as Rothko, Matisse and Van Gogh. If you’re more into history than art, you’ll enjoy a visit to the former president’s Woodrow Wilson House and the Anderson House, which celebrates America’s Independence. The best shopping experience is along Connecticut Avenue, and for a contrasting evening, find out why Dupont Circle is the centre of the city’s nightlife by visiting some of its famous bars and clubs.
How to find a gym with day pass access in Dupont Circle?
Dupont Circle is close to all major neighbourhoods and sights in the city, which includes the fitness studios. It’s bordered on the east with the Logan Circle district, where you can also access a gym using a day pass by TrainAway. VIDA Fitness – Logan Circle is a fantastic fitness venue that spans over 25,000 square feet over 4 floors and offers everything from innovative equipment, over-specialized training areas to an in house bar, shop and spa. Combining a great location with luxurious service and easy access through TrainAway, this fitness studio is an ideal pick for every visitor to the city.
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