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Dupont Circle

Park and Monument / Landmark · Dupont Circle
1 DuPont Cir NW (at Connecticut Ave NW), Washington, D.C. 20036, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • 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
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
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Based on 659 votes

People like this place

  • What you need to know
    Amanda Y.
    "Doing one of my favorite things and people watching at the circle"(13 Tips)
    Carol B.
    "Awesome place for relaxing and people watching during nice weather."(16 Tips)
    "Great place to chill and have lunch during a work day."(4 Tips)
    David D.
    "I love reading a book on a bench near the fountain."(5 Tips)
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  • people watching
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  • cute
  • scenic views
  • yoga
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  • pool tables
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  • sandwiches
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  • fountains
  • Bruce J.
    Coolest spot at the center of DC hippie spirit. Always totally unpretentious.
    Bruce J · April 23
  • James P.
    Not sure who laid out all these poorly timed crossings but you can spend a lot of time just trying to get around these parts!
    James Panther · April 22
  • Wondering W.
    Relaxing spot! Nice for people viewing!😃
  • Bill M.
    One of DC's most lively places ! Must walk it through and enjoy its colorful sounds and sights !
    Bill Michaels · February 6
  • Matt S.
    A variety of characters congregate here.
    Matt Small · February 6
  • ReggieReg
    Pay attention to where you are inside the circle.
    ReggieReg · December 9, 2015
  • Ask_Demetrice
    Wonderful time with my honey.
    Ask_Demetrice · December 3, 2015
  • Kamila D.
    Such a lovely place for taking a break and relaxing with a cup of coffee! Starbucks is right across the street btw :)
    Kamila DejaVu · October 23, 2015
  • Norie W.
    Fun to go to in the summer and people watch.
    Norie Wright · October 2, 2015
  • Logan H.
    People watching
    Logan House · July 24, 2015
  • Tania R.
    Very nice place, full of things to do around
    Tania Rion · July 19, 2015
  • Eric A.
    This map shows you where the Metro entrances are. You're welcome.
    Eric Andersen · July 7, 2015
  • Tee H.
    Daily grill
    Tee Harris · June 28, 2015
  • Kristen K.
    Beautiful city life
    Kristen Kepner · June 15, 2015
  • Eric L.
    This is not a sight. This is traffic. Avoid at all costs
    Eric Liu · June 4, 2015
  • Annie G.
    Perfect to lay in grass and read
    Annie Gillman · May 16, 2015
  • Cali W.
    Sit outside and enjoy the sun (:
    Cali Wilder · May 15, 2015
  • Niels S.
    A lot of bike shares!
    Niels Swimberghe · May 10, 2015
  • Stephen V.
    Great for hanging out, and a nice shortcut for navigating the maze of streets.
    Stephen Victor · May 4, 2015
  • Tiago F.
    Tiago Freire · April 18, 2015
  • Shay
    Very livley and relaxing area.
    Shay · April 8, 2015
  • Mark J.
    The best of the circles of DC.
    Mark J. · February 16, 2015
  • 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, 2015
  • Michael
    If you sit long enough, you'll get a visit from a squirrel. No, they dont eat kale.
    Michael · January 11, 2015
  • Derek J.
    Come here to watch the fiesty black squirrels battle the massive rats.
    Derek Jones · December 20, 2014
  • Jared C.
    Kramer Books and Buffalo Billiards are definitely the Teri best places on the circle.
    Jared Campbell · November 23, 2014
  • 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
  • Jordan G.
    Lively part of the district.
    Jordan Groseclose · October 3, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Magdalena G.
    Great place to grab a sandwich or a coffee and just enjoy the moment.
  • Nandi A.
    Cutest area in DC!
    Nandi Anderson · May 18, 2014
  • Amanda Y.
    Doing one of my favorite things and people watching at the circle
    Amanda Y · May 17, 2014
  • Gina D.
    There's a guy with really cute handmade valentines!
    Gina D · February 7, 2014
  • Bob N.
    I love to sit on a bench & watch people as whey walk past the fountain.
    Bob Niemic · November 10, 2013
  • Mara H.
    Nice little park to meet people!
    Mara Hübschner · October 31, 2013
  • Reem A.
    Look out for the crazy weird-located roundabout :)
    Reem A · September 11, 2013
  • 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
  • Manny L.
    Cops here are ass holes
    Manny L · August 21, 2013
  • Xuan V.
    Taking the red line train.
    Xuan Vladimiyevich · July 21, 2013
  • Andrew B.
    Make sure you experience the stark difference in this area between night and day.
    Andrew Burke · July 1, 2013
  • Ben B.
    This is the fountain at night
    Ben Blue · June 17, 2013
  • Nehanda L.
    Be careful driving under the circle - the cops here are serious!
    Nehanda Lindsey · May 18, 2013
  • Tim T.
    Come here to eat good food?
    Tim Thorpe · May 2, 2013
  • Dwayne K.
    Often a hot spot for getting lost; grab a map, sit back, and enjoy!
    Dwayne Kilbourne · April 15, 2013
  • Suzannah S.
    Stroll along 18th St and enjoy the beautiful houses, gardens, and tasty restaurants
    Suzannah Simmons · April 13, 2013
  • Danny W.
    Diversity in harmony while chillin in a cool state of mind.
    Danny Wallace · March 13, 2013
  • Sarah J.
    The transportation equivalent of the Mad tea party.
    Sarah Jorgensen · February 27, 2013
  • 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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