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Dupont Circle Metro Station

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Dupont Circle, Washington
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  • Kerry T.
    "Escalators are kind of steep and long."(2 Tips)
    Tania C.
    "great cardio workout"(2 Tips)
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  • Jordan G.
    Jordan GrosecloseNovember 7, 2014
    Dupont Circle is a very lively part of the district. When I am getting off at this station, I know I am in for good food or drinks at one of the many great establishments within walking distance.
  • Rose B.
    Rose BakerNovember 12, 2010
    make sure you know what direction you are heading in advance before you leave the station. It makes a big difference in walking around the circle if you pick the right exit from the start.
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SeeferAugust 23, 2011
    On the DC Metro's Red Line. Has 2 entrances--north (Q St.) and south (19th St.). The south entrance has an incredibly long escalator, but you can read a great Walt Whitman quote along the way!
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FosterSeptember 18, 2012
    Don't stand one stair away from someone on the escalator unless you're family or dating. Otherwise, you're in my personal space, especially if you have the world's giantest bag!
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KissingerMarch 15, 2015
    In 2007, a portion of Walt Whitman's 1865 poem The Wound Dresser was inscribed into the granite wall around the north entrance escalators.
  • Denise D.
    Denise DuttonJune 19, 2011
    Hit the Dupont Farmers Market on Sundays, right by the entrance. The best place to get fresh peaches & the croissants are delish!
  • Annie G.
    Annie GillmanMarch 6, 2013
    Take the time to read the quote around the entrance as you go up or down the long escalator
  • Nehanda L.
    Nehanda LindseyApril 12, 2013
    Best place to disembark! Lots of places to eat as you get off the escalator. Love this area!
  • Sean M.
    Sean McGrathAugust 20, 2012
    If any tip doesn't say "Stand to the right while riding the escalator," or "Don't eat while riding Metro," ignore it.
  • Nathan T.
    Nathan TiddJanuary 10, 2014
    Exiting the station during rush hour is a gamble. Losing such a gamble means you get to have a pretty serious short-burst cardio work out
  • Kerry T.
    Kerry TanMarch 30, 2013
    Escalators are kind of steep and long. Hand rail and escalator are not perfectly synced which is kind of trippy!
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BassowOctober 1, 2010
    Smart trip is now WAY slow ever since they upgraded the software to charge more during rush hour
  • Edward B.
    Edward BohanJune 28, 2011
    The DC Metro system is awful, unreliable and expensive. It is a source of shame for the nation.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PowellDecember 3, 2011
    Escalators: right side is for walking left side is for standing...when they're operating of course.
  • Christopher C.
    Christopher ChenDecember 26, 2013
    1 of the oldest & least climate-controlled stations. Dress accordingly.
  • Murat A.
    Murat ArslanFebruary 6, 2011
    People in DC are flat out retarded and can't follow simple rules.. Especially on the metro.
  • Sharon
    SharonJanuary 17, 2010
    The southern exit has one of the longest escalators around!
  • Molly W.
    Molly WilkofAugust 27, 2011
    Watch out. The late night metro attendant doubles as Cunty McCunterson on fridays.
  • robert1ee ..
    robert1ee .October 23, 2010
    Don't walk up the stairs unless you want a calf workout.
  • Nick G.
    Nick GraceJuly 24, 2011
    Avoid like the plague on weekends - no ac and always single tracking.
  • Kilian S.
    Kilian SullivanNovember 19, 2011
    Stop at Krispy Kreme before going down that wicked escalator. The wait might be a long one.
  • - B.
    - BossiJanuary 30, 2011
    On warm sunny days & snowy winters: this is the cultural hub of the city.
  • Tania C.
    Tania CarrollMarch 21, 2011
    the 19th street exit escalator damn near never works but its great exercise
  • Monica T.
    Monica TakacsFebruary 19, 2011
    Everyone needs to buy their own card. Apparently you can't share.
  • Chad L.
    Chad LundgrenSeptember 15, 2010
    The south entrance tunnel is like a brutalistic entrance to bell
  • Tomanuel P.
    Tomanuel PriceMay 7, 2011
    It's best to be here 15 mins b4 they close.oryou will miss the last train.
  • Madison L.
    Madison Levin-EpsteinNovember 16, 2011
    Watch for escalator breakdowns they are all too frequent
  • Lauren R.
    Lauren RossettoAugust 9, 2012
    The exit looks like the stairway to heaven... very cool view
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesJanuary 5, 2015
    Always hot during the summer.
  • Max C.
    Max CohenMay 28, 2010
    Keep to the righthand side of the escalator please, tourists.
  • Mark J.
    Mark JablonowskiDecember 20, 2011
    Standing? Get to the right side of the escalator.
  • AyeBrooke
    AyeBrookeMarch 26, 2013
    Walk up the escalator for extra exercise... It's no joke lol
  • Ron J.
    Ron JollyApril 28, 2011
    Cafe Circa has awesome HH and a good crowd
  • Christina
    ChristinaSeptember 13, 2011
    These will be the only working escalators for a while.
  • J.O.
    J.O.October 4, 2011
    They finally fixed one of the escalators.
  • Víctor S.
    Víctor SanchoOctober 27, 2012
    19th entrance is open!
  • Crysten G.
    Crysten GlaweAugust 17, 2011
    Stand on the right, walk if you dare.
  • Stuart R.
    Stuart RMay 24, 2011
    Walk the escalator. You need the exercise...
  • Chris M.
    Chris MooreFebruary 4, 2015
    I don't look forward to the escalators...
  • Leean B.
    Leean BenavidesMarch 20, 2011
    When the escalator is down its. crappy
  • Deborah M.
    Deborah McGlauflinApril 26, 2012
    Not for those afraid of heights!
  • Julia G.
    Walk left STAND RIGHT
  • Juan H.
    Juan HaroMay 5, 2014
    A little bit impaired!
  • Aiden K.
    Aiden KirchnerSeptember 15, 2011
    I love Dupont Circle.
  • Ali N.
    Ali NabaviJuly 9, 2013
    SIGH. North escalator up is out of service.
  • Jose M.
    Jose MuñozSeptember 26, 2011
    It is the warmest station!!!!
  • Andrae R.
    Andrae RoseSeptember 10, 2010
    Try to avoid rush hour... Folks don't know how to act...
  • Juan H.
    Juan HaroMay 5, 2014
    A little bit impaired
  • Anthony M.
    Anthony MurphyJanuary 29, 2012
    Fuck the environment, use a car! DC metro is God Awful
  • Yussi
    YussiJuly 30, 2010
    Augen zu und durch as the german would say
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