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Old Post Office Pavilion

Monument / Landmark and History Museum
Federal Triangle, Washington
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  • Ryan U.
    "TeamTRI Tip: one of the top views of DC from the tower."(6 Tips)
    The Telegraph
    "Washington Monument and Capitol Building."(3 Tips)
    Mike M.
    "Check out the tower for a free 360 degree view of DC."(3 Tips)
    Seth N.
    "Rent bikes or take a tour with Bike and Roll"(5 Tips)
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  • Washington Post
    Washington PostDecember 20, 2014
    Jose Andres says he’s inked a deal with the Trump Organization to open a signature restaurant in the future Trump International Hotel, Washington, DC. Read more
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    Great view from the top
  • Jason
    JasonJuly 11, 2014
    As of May 1, 2014, the Old Post Office is closed for renovations.
  • Alicia P.
    Alicia PMay 2, 2014
    Closed as of May 1st 2014
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BaconMarch 24, 2014
    Will be closed for the next few years to renovate to a hotel- observation deck will be closed but will reopen when hotel opens for visitors!
  • Brad B.
    Brad BucyMarch 13, 2014
    The people who work here are ass hats and should be fired. Specially the security guys at door. Dicks.
  • Jo K.
    Jo KresgeMarch 13, 2014
    This is one of my fav places in DC. The sandwich shop makes excellent cheese steaks, great food court, shopping, then take the elevator up to the clock tower for a beautiful view of the historic sites
  • Dizzie T.
    Dizzie TotFebruary 1, 2014
    go to the very top of the tower and see an amazing view of DC! theres a guide there to answer any of your questions regarding history and locations. Love the view!!!
  • Wrigley F.
    Wrigley FielderDecember 15, 2013
    Sign on door for winter hours (December) says 10am on Sunday-Security guards told me to come back at noon.
  • Susie E.
    Susie EastonDecember 14, 2013
    The shopping and dining is run down. They're closing and renovating soon. Only thing worth doing now is taking the elevator to the top!
  • Jawad M.
    Jawad MubinNovember 17, 2013
    Bird of peace
  • Melissa R.
    Melissa RNovember 2, 2013
    Disappointing dining/shopping options. Go somewhere else for lunch!
  • Brad L.
    Brad LSeptember 27, 2013
    Not many food options. Don't waste time going through security unless you want to go up in the tower.
  • Megan M.
    Megan MAugust 28, 2013
    Indian delight is all vegan restaurant on the first floor
  • TJ B.
    TJ ButtrickJune 15, 2013
    If you have a choice, go elsewhere to use the bathroom. Nasty
  • Jennifer D.
    Jennifer DayJune 9, 2013
    Good variety of food. Bathrooms were nasty.
  • Melissa K.
    Melissa KopkaMay 2, 2013
    Nasty bathrooms!
  • Michael C.
    Michael CastroApril 7, 2013
    Best view of the city and there's never any wait.
  • The Telegraph
    The TelegraphMarch 12, 2013
    9am: Start the day with a trip to Old Post Office Pavilion’s 315-ft Clock Tower for an unparalleled 360-degree look at DC and its famous sites, including the Washington Monument and Capitol Building.
  • H I.
    H IJanuary 3, 2013
    Take the elevator to the top of the 315 ft clock tower for a 360 degree view of downtown DC
  • Marshall S.
    Marshall ScallanDecember 15, 2012
    Look out...
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SullivanDecember 1, 2012
    There's airport style security here, so be prepared.
  • Brad R.
    Brad RannoSeptember 1, 2012
    Frozen yogurt smoothies shakes are bad. Go to Ben N Jerry's.
  • The Bozzuto Group
    The Bozzuto GroupAugust 7, 2012
    Shop around or grab a bite to eat, then take the elevator up the Clock Tower to see a bird's eye view of DC for free!
  • Robin N.
    Robin NehilaMay 25, 2012
    Go up to the top of the Clock Tower while you can!
  • Elyse P.
    Elyse PilapilMay 22, 2012
    Try the pork chop at Chick-en-Joy!
  • Elyse P.
    Elyse PilapilMay 22, 2012
    Chicken-En-Joy: reasonably priced and so worth it! Try the
  • Abigail L.
    Abigail LougherMay 10, 2012
    It's a great place to eat and to shop!
  • Raven S.
    Raven S.April 29, 2012
    Cool place for decent eats in a hurry...beware the camera lady upfront...arhcitecture is awesome...loved the belt buckle stand! HTTR BAYBEE
  • Scott W.
    Scott WilsonApril 11, 2012
    139 stairs or elevator ride?That is the question.
  • Bink S.
    Bink StewartFebruary 25, 2012
    Great place for lunch if you are working at IRS or EPA
  • Military Discounts Central
    The Tower Clock tour (free) offers the better views of DC than the Washington Monument but with less lines and wait times. Check it out
  • The Isaacs Team C.
    http://www.nps.gov/opot/index.htm
  • Kyle V.
    Kyle Van SonJanuary 22, 2012
    "Dining" is a bit of a stretch, banner out front. Just a mall in some interesting architecture.
  • Tim J.
    Tim JamesJanuary 5, 2012
    Come during the winter its usually less people to fight for seats with
  • Emma K.
    Emma KellySeptember 16, 2011
    The metal detector and security is annoying and unnecessary. The food court (except for Ben and Jerry's) is lackluster.
  • DC Preservation League
    DC Preservation LeagueAugust 12, 2011
    Built in 1891-99, using the design of architect Willoughby J Edbrooke.
  • Seth N.
    Seth NadeauAugust 8, 2011
    Rent bikes or take a tour with Bike and Roll (in the back of the building)!
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Enjoy ice cream cones as you browse souvenir stalls! Don't forget to ride the glass elevator to the top of the clock tower for views of the surrounding area. -- Green Guide Editor
  • Brent C.
    Brent CottrellJuly 31, 2011
    The pavillion food court feels like time forgot it and it is 100 degrees. Tower is great though
  • Mike M.
    Mike MierendorfJuly 6, 2011
    Check out the tower for a free 360 degree view of DC. FYI - they close the tower during thunderstorms!
  • Examiner.com
    Examiner.comJune 6, 2011
    Don't miss the Clock Tower Tour, this amazing tour offers guests a sweeping 360 degree view of our nation’s capital, while also highlighting its famous landmarks. And the best thing, it’s free! Read more
  • Kylie G.
    Kylie GinsbergMay 5, 2011
    dont go to chocolate world!
  • Bobby M.
    Bobby MApril 19, 2011
    Only structure taller than capital building. Its actually a national park! Take the free elevator up to the top and brethe in some history. Great place to eat a sack lunch on a lunch break. Must see.
  • Kathy W.
    Kathy W.March 14, 2011
    City Electronic should be called City Electronic Rip-Off. Cheap quality merchandise; often breaks w/in the first hour after leaving the store. If you want to throw your money away, just give it to me.
  • Kathy W.
    Kathy W.March 14, 2011
    The Indian food so delicious.
  • Kathy W.
    Kathy W.March 14, 2011
    The Bagel Place is great. The cashier is super friendly!
  • DaeGunn J.
    DaeGunn JeiFebruary 15, 2011
    Hosoi Sushi is my fav Japanese deli.
  • Jean C.
    Jean CitéAugust 7, 2014
    Edificio histórico. No dejen de subir a la torre.
  • Gala🐞🍭
    Gala🐞🍭February 4, 2013
    Алкоголикам вход воспрещен((( даже если ты просто несешь в сумочке мааааленькую бутылочку ремни мартэн(((
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