Top Things to Do in Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End, Washington DC

Top Things to Do in Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

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  • Vicky Silve
    Abbadia Lariana, Italy667 contributions
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    Are you tired after frolicking all across the capital city of the United States? If yes, you would surely enjoy a relaxing walk or nap in the Potomac Park. Like the name suggests you, this park is close to the Potomac River. I also found some little pagodas and, if you come during spring, you can admire a magnificent cherry blossom, just like in Japan!
    Written July 2, 2021
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  • Elaine K
    2 contributions
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    This house is a really interesting part of American History. The three levels of the home really show the differences between the wealthy owners and their slaves.....worth a visit if you have time
    Written April 9, 2024
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  • William H
    5 contributions
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    I was hoping to see the Democratic Party headquarters broken into by the Watergate burglars but they don’t allow it. Also, the two rooms Rene’s by the burglars. Both occupied
    Written July 12, 2023
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  • QuickWhitTravel
    Washington DC, DC3,804 contributions
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    This is a nice church in DC, in the Foggy-Bottom neighborhood. It's close to the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro station and nearby the university and hospital as well.
    Written May 10, 2016
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  • JimNYC
    New York City, NY2,265 contributions
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    This park is stunningly beautiful in March & April, when the magnolia trees bloom. It’s a charming park, located in the DC neighborhood of Foggy Bottom, where one can peacefully get away from the crowds who are adoring the equally stunning cherry blossoms nearby. (Both trees are uniquely spectacular specimens each spring!) This green space has a tranquil water pond & park benches for relaxing, while taking in the beauty which surrounds you. And now for a little history on this park’s bronze... The bronze sculpture of John Aaron Rawlins rests on a granite base. It is one of the city’s Civil War monuments which were collectively listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also one of the few Civil War monuments that is not an equestrian sculpture. Historians consider this particular statue to be one of the better portrait statues in Washington, D.C. Rawlins was a native of the state of Illinois & a lawyer who organized the 45th Illinois Infantry for the Union Army during the Civil War. He was the closest advisor to General Ulysses S Grant during the war. And after being elected into office, President Grant appointed Rawlins as his Secretary of War of the USA. Rawlins spoke passionately about the plight of recently freed slaves & he tried to protect Native Americans. He accomplished much good in his life, before dying of tuberculosis at a young age (1831–1869).
    Written June 2, 2020
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  • Nick M
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great way to see the highlights of the National Mall as you get round so quickly and effortlessly.
    We have Segways before so found getting back on one very easy. Some of the group were novices but all the staff worked together in the store to make sure everyone was confidence and comfortable before we headed out onto the street.
    The tour leader gave a running commentary via the ear-set so even if the group spread out a bit you could hear him clearly at all times.
    The commentary was a perfect mix of real facts and information mixed with fun facts and anecdotes that kept everyone informed and entertained.
    Would we do it again? Yes, Yes & Yes.
    Written April 21, 2022
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  • J W
    Kansas City, MO2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely the best way to see the monuments and memorials! Josh our tour guide was very knowledgeable, professional, and provided a wonderful tour. 5/5 stars highly recommended!
    Written March 21, 2023
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