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A popular gathering place ringed with benches and chess boards, Dupont Circle's fountain is the exclamation point for this exciting urban neighborhood. Shopping, dining, and a massive Sunday farmers market draw visitors and locals alike.

Pictured: The typical neighborhood scene at Dupont Circle

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Dupont Circle

It isn't uncommon to see impromptu yoga, pick-up games of chess and locals with their dogs making use of this social circle. You’ll find dozens of bistros, bars and boutiques in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Or check out any number of galleries and museums in the area.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The center of Dupont Circle is marked by a fountain designed by Daniel Chester French and architect Henry Bacon, the co-creators of the Lincoln Memorial. The fountain features sculptures symbolizing the sea, the stars and the wind.
Bistros, bars, boutiques and international flavor come together at Dupont Circle.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
Dupont Circle boasts an ecclectic mix of shops and boutiques that hold the perfect gift for any occasion.
30th Street in Dupont Circle
These pictures will give you an insider's look at one of DC's most vibrant neighborhoods.
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