Washington, DC - White House Area & Foggy Bottom (PDF Chapter)

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This is the White House Area & Foggy Bottom chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, DC guidebook.

When you think of Washington, DC, you think of the White House. The president’s pad takes your breath away, and the area hums with the comings and goings of diplomats, lobbyists, tour-ists and bureaucrats. Nearby Foggy Bottom is synonymous with the State Department, World Bank, IMF and other hefty institutions.

  • take a thrilling stroll through the White House, from the ceremonial East Room to Thomas Jefferson’s green dining room
  • maps
  • knock back a Scotch at the Round Robin, reputed birthplace of the mint julep
  • transportation
  • watch a free performance any night of the week at the Kennedy Center
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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