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Guide to

Foggy Bottom

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What it's like

It’s no surprise to find a collection of fine hotels and restaurants in this corner of the city, which plays host to diplomats, dignitaries and celebrities who visit neighborhood landmarks such as the IMF, the World Bank, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Department of State. Foggy Bottom stretches down to the Potomac shoreline, welcoming runners, bikers and watersports enthusiasts to the southernmost point of Rock Creek Park.

It’s no surprise to find a collection of fine hotels and restaurants in this corner of the city, which plays host to diplomats, dignitaries and celebrities who visit neighborhood landmarks such as the IMF, the World Bank, the John F. Kennedy...
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Where to find it

Between the White House and Georgetown, south of Dupont Circle.

Between the White House and Georgetown, south of Dupont Circle.
What to do

Head to the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage for free nightly performances, and discover a marvelous view of the city from the P.O.V. Rooftop Lounge & Terrace. Take a photo of the infamous Watergate complex. Join students from The George Washington University for happy hour specials at McFadden’s, or mingle with power players at Blue Duck Tavern, the recent 2013 RAMMY winner for "Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year" in DC.

Head to the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage for free nightly performances, and discover a marvelous view of the city from the P.O.V. Rooftop Lounge & Terrace. Take a photo of the infamous Watergate complex. Join students from The George...
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What's in a name
Once DC’s industrial center, Foggy Bottom is named for the fog that used to rise up from the Potomac.
How to get there
Take Metro to Foggy Bottom-GWU. Or, take the Circulator, which has two routes of service Foggy Bottom: Dupont Circle –Georgetown-Rosslyn route or Georgetown –Union Station.

Take Metro to Foggy Bottom-GWU. Or, take the Circulator, which has two routes of service Foggy Bottom: Dupont Circle –Georgetown-Rosslyn route or Georgetown –Union Station.

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