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Union Station D.C. Is a superbly restored, historic, mixed-use, intermodal transportation and shopping center located just blocks from the U.S. Capitol Building. This historic hub of culture services more than 90,000 people a day as a major...more
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50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
+1 202-289-1908
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I live locally and used to come here a lot to shop and eat in the early 2000s. In the past five years or so they have added a lot of great places to eat and stores. Unfortunately the homeless problem here has only gotten...More

Thank Lisannez
Reviewed 4 days ago

I made a visit specifically to Union Station using the Metro to check it out. Beautiful inside, however for some reason I didn’t venture outside the building to view it from the outside. There are gift shops and eateries as well as luggage lockers inside...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 4 days ago

Glad we got to see this place. Beautiful inside. There are a few casual food restaurants here. It can be busy depending on the bus schedule. There are a lot of homeless people inside and outside. I would be hesitant to go at night.

Thank dolphinchicks
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice building. Decent food options and a bunch of stores might make you forget it is a large bustling train station. Only downer was the magnolias had poor sweets and cupcakes far inferior to nyc locations

Thank OriginalTaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to Union Station, get on your train, and go home. Lots of fast food distrations, but, if you're lucky, your train will leave DC on time.

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 1 week ago

A restored Beaux-Arts and Classical building, Union Station opened on October 27, 1907. It is Amtrak's second busiest station. It has been restored and is really quite beautiful inside with places to eat and shops. My husband and I walked through and it was VERY...More

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if not taking a train , great for a quick meal. The lower level is a delight with so much food. Has the feel of the old train stations including the great hall. Next to the overlooked Postal Museum.

Thank TheRoadTripsNeverEnd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Union Station , a historic hub of culture services, is a major transportation center, retail destination, and tourist resource is visited by over 40 million people a year. The superbly renovated, historic, mixed-use, intermodal transportation and shopping center located just blocks away from the U.S....More

1  Thank Arun K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area Union Station is worth a walk through. The placed is load with food and shopping. It is a transportation hub for almost everything (metro, Amtrak, buses and taxi service). The architecture is very nice. It only takes about 30...More

Thank Sugah-n-Pops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is the train station in Washington D.C. The building is so nice! There are some stores, coffee bars and fast food restaurants. If not travelling to another city it is worthy, just to go around

1  Thank Mo5Mo
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4 October 2018|
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Response from William C | Reviewed this property |
I usually go from my exit gate straight through the building. Then I head to the right where the city busses cue. The Postal Museum is across the street. I tell them to pick me up at that door. hope it helps.
21 August 2018|
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Response from 378Lee | Reviewed this property |
Parking near the Union Street station is extremely bad with the construction that is going on.. It is a major thoroughfare for buses, taxi's and federal civil servants who work in the area. There are Senate buildings nearby... More
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4 August 2018|
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Response from William C | Reviewed this property |
There is a baggage storage by the Marc entrance to Union station.