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Washington D.C. - Embassy Row

Embassy Row

(41 reviews)
Dupont/Sheridan Circle , Washington D.C., United States
45 mins

About the tour

Join me for a walk through the beautiful Dupont Circle neighborhood featuring some of Washington's 175 embassies. While embassies are scattered around the city, a significant number are focused in this neighborhood. You will see approximately a dozen embassies in a small area of historic buildings. Learn who some of the famous neighbors of past and present have been. I'll explain the history of diplomacy in the United States and why these particular buildings were selected to house embassies. To begin our international stroll, meet me at the Spanish Steps of Washington.

Meet your local guide


Terry is a licensed professional tour guide in Washington, D.C.. She has degrees in French and tourism, geology as well as a master’s in Heritage planning and management. Terry loves showing the history, architecture, and culture of her native Washington, D.C. She hopes you will enjoy seeing Washington, D.C. and it surroundings as much as she enjoys telling you about them.

Terry has been guiding since Apr 2008

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Washington D.C. with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Washington D.C.. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Peggy M.

30 March 2021

Very personable and informative tour guide. Crazy gimble movement not your fault , Terry. Shit happens !!

Andrew C.

30 March 2021

I always try to catch Terry’s tours as she covers so much of the Washington DC area. And it always seems to be something every time. Great tour.

Shirley W.

30 March 2021

Lots of camera issues

Cecilia B.

29 March 2021

Terry did a good job under difficult circumstances, strong winds and equipment problems. She does great research and I learned about the different embassies and residences, etc., plus it was wonderful to see such a beautiful area of the nation's capitol city. Just a suggestion, please stop asking "OK?" or "all right?" after every sentence.I definitely will look for more of Terry's tours.

Anu K.

29 March 2021

Terry gave us a wonderful tour of embassy buildings around Manchester Street. Loved the tour.

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