Dupont Circle

Park and Monument / Landmark
1 DuPont Cir NW (at Connecticut Ave NW), Washington, D.C. 20036, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon–Tue
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
    • Noon–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
Credit Cards:
No
9.4/10

Based on 341 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
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    Carol B.
    "Awesome place for relaxing and people watching during nice weather."(14 Tips)
    Amanda Y.
    "Doing one of my favorite things and people watching at the circle"(15 Tips)
    Darren J.
    "Great park to drink coffee"(6 Tips)
    - B.
    "cafes in pretty much every direction"(3 Tips)
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  • Ira P.

    Уютный сквер и если пойти по 23 Street - выйдете прямо к институту мира и мемориалу Линкольна 😎

    Ira Podlisezkaya · 3 days ago
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  • Tee H.

    Daily grill

    Tee Harris · 6 days ago
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  • Kristen K.

    Beautiful city life

    Kristen Kepner · 2 weeks ago
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  • Eric L.

    This is not a sight. This is traffic. Avoid at all costs

    Eric Liu · June 4
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  • Annie G.

    Perfect to lay in grass and read

    Annie Gillman · May 16
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  • Cali W.

    Sit outside and enjoy the sun (:

    Cali Wilder · May 15
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  • Niels S.

    A lot of bike shares!

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  • Stephen V.

    Great for hanging out, and a nice shortcut for navigating the maze of streets.

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  • Tiago F.

    Bar/restos

    Tiago Freire · April 18
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  • Shay

    Very livley and relaxing area.

    Shay · April 8
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  • Mark J.

    The best of the circles of DC.

    Mark Jahnke · February 16
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  • Andrés G.

    Dreams Will come true, just work hard and believe in yourself. Give up everything you have, see who stays. Never forget who you are and Party On!

    Andrés Gaviota · January 28
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  • Michael

    If you sit long enough, you'll get a visit from a squirrel. No, they dont eat kale.

    Michael · January 11
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  • Haldun E.

    Lots of cafes, bars and sex shops for gay & lesbian people!

    Haldun Ertekin · December 27, 2014
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  • Derek J.

    Come here to watch the fiesty black squirrels battle the massive rats.

    Derek Jones · December 20, 2014
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  • Brkgny

    Yogun ve washington en meshur meydanlarindan bu civarda lezzetli mekanlar var

    Brkgny · November 25, 2014
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  • Jared C.

    Kramer Books and Buffalo Billiards are definitely the Teri best places on the circle.

    Jared Campbell · November 23, 2014
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  • National Geographic Traveller (UK)

    This buzzy, gay-friendly neighbourhood is the place for trendy galleries, secondhand bookshops and quirky shopping. On Sundays, a farmers’ market brings the country into town. Read more

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  • Jordan G.

    Lively part of the district.

    Jordan Groseclose · October 3, 2014
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  • Kevin K.

    Great for people watching. Benches, trees, fountain, speed chess, skateboarders, musicians, Scientology tent, snow fights, war protests. This center of the Dupont Circle neighborhood has seen it all.

    Kevin Kissinger · September 3, 2014
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  • Rachel O.

    Love hanging out and eating lunch on the circle! Always a lot of people out. Fun to people watch.

    Rachel Orr · August 8, 2014
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  • Kendy C.

    Best place for any DC public gathering event, been here several times; the recent event was World Cup watch between USA and Germany, great game, great people!

    Kendy Chibi · July 14, 2014
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  • Magdalena G.

    Great place to grab a sandwich or a coffee and just enjoy the moment.

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  • Nandi A.

    Cutest area in DC!

    Nandi Anderson · May 18, 2014
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  • Amanda Y.

    Doing one of my favorite things and people watching at the circle

    Amanda Y · May 17, 2014
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  • Gina D.

    There's a guy with really cute handmade valentines!

    Gina D · February 7, 2014
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  • Bob N.

    I love to sit on a bench & watch people as whey walk past the fountain.

    Bob Niemic · November 10, 2013
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  • Mara H.

    Nice little park to meet people!

    Mara Hübschner · October 31, 2013
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  • Nico M.

    Lindo para descansar cerca de l monumento...al solcito

    Nico Milano · October 25, 2013
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  • Reem A.

    Look out for the crazy weird-located roundabout :)

    Reem A · September 11, 2013
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  • Matt D.

    If you go around 11 pm there are a ton of rats running around. Saw at least 6 before I lost track.

    Matt Dukeman · September 2, 2013
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  • Manny L.

    Cops here are ass holes

    Manny L · August 21, 2013
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  • Xuan V.

    Taking the red line train.

    Xuan Vladimiyevich · July 21, 2013
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  • Andrew B.

    Make sure you experience the stark difference in this area between night and day.

    Andrew Burke · July 1, 2013
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  • Ben B.

    This is the fountain at night

    Ben Blue · June 17, 2013
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  • Nehanda L.

    Be careful driving under the circle - the cops here are serious!

    Nehanda Lindsey · May 18, 2013
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  • Tim T.

    Come here to eat good food?

    Tim Thorpe · May 2, 2013
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  • Dwayne K.

    Often a hot spot for getting lost; grab a map, sit back, and enjoy!

    Dwayne Kilbourne · April 15, 2013
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  • Suzannah S.

    Stroll along 18th St and enjoy the beautiful houses, gardens, and tasty restaurants

    Suzannah Simmons · April 13, 2013
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  • Danny W.

    Diversity in harmony while chillin in a cool state of mind.

    Danny Wallace · March 13, 2013
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  • Sarah J.

    The transportation equivalent of the Mad tea party.

    Sarah Jorgensen · February 27, 2013
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  • Reem A.

    Whatever you like, you'll find it here in Dupont! Always great place to hang out at, with a group or alone!

    Reem A · November 11, 2012
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  • Rico J.

    I hate the loop

    Rico Jones · October 20, 2012
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  • Rico J.

    I hate that loop

    Rico Jones · October 20, 2012
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  • Susie S.

    The traffic patterns make no sense so follow the signals no matter what mode of transpo you choose!

    Susie Sooz · September 22, 2012
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  • R G.

    A piece of shit to drive through rush hour

    R G · August 24, 2012
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  • Jay F.

    The greatest part of D.C.

    Jay F · August 20, 2012
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    Crowds gather for impromptu performances and events, and people from all walks of DC life take a break from the hustle of city life here. The fountain, a Civil War Monument, sits in the center. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · August 20, 2012
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  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

    DC establishments can serve alcoholic beverages to proof-bearing 21 year olds+, M-TH 8am–2am, F-S 8am–3am & Sun 10am–2am. Beer and wine can be purchased in some stores 7 days/wk. -- Green Guide Editor

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 13, 2012
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  • Juan S.

    A think the scene in "Homeland" where the bomb goes off in the park...oh great now I scared myself to death...lol

    Juan Screwz · August 12, 2012
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