Divinity and Diplomats tour
Activities

Divinity and Diplomats tour

Free cancellation
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hear stories from your guide that's lived in DC for more than 30 years
  • Take a stroll through the streets and become part of the city
  • Multiple departure times throughout the day give you more control over your day of sightseeing
  • First time? Perfect chance to get to the know the area like a pro
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
What to expect

Embassy Row is an iconic area of Washington, D.C., where over 170 foreign missions are located. Washington’s Embassy Row runs along Massachusetts Avenue from Washington Cathedral down to Dupont Circle plays host to a stunning array of mansions (hence the area’s prior name ‘Millionaire’s Row’) and is packed with power, wealth, and intrigue.

A walk down Embassy Row takes you past three cathedrals, one mosque, and the extravagant homes of Gilded Age tycoons that now house diplomatic missions. We’ll bring this part of the city alive with stories of how this area was born and grew, the tales that you didn’t know before, and other fascinating facts about this unique avenue. You’ll see:

  • The gothic masterpiece that is Washington National Cathedral
  • A neighborhood with two very different presidential families living in close proximity
  • The official home of vice presidents
  • Where the pope stays when he's in town
  • The site of the only state-sponsored act of terrorism in the US
  • The nation's official clock
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Certified Washington National Cathedral guide
    • Guided walking tour
    • Private tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Parking
    • Water
    Where

    Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, USA

    Meeting point:

    The main doors of Washington National Cathedral.

    What to remember
    • Comfortable walking shoes are essential. Dress for the season
    • Please bring a bottle of water, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses along
    • This is a private tour limited to a small group of friends or family
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    When
    • Daily: 10.00am, 4.00pm
    • Blackout dates: New Years Day, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Flag Day (June 14), Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve.
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    Provider
    Off the Record Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the experience begins.

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