This is the Georgetown area of Washington DC

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 Georgetown is a neighborhood located in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., along the Potomac River waterfront. Founded in 1751, the city of Georgetown substantially predated the establishment of the city of Washington and the District of Columbia. Georgetown retained its separate municipal status until 1871, when it was assimilated into the city of Washington.  That is the historical backdrop for this area of Washington, DC.

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Today, the primary commercial corridors of Georgetown are M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, which contain high-end shops, bars, and restaurants. The shops are not limited to national chains,  Georgetown has some of the more interesting “mom and pop” shops in the DC area.  You can find mouth watering cupcakes or captivating novels. You can enhance your wardrobe or add a little flair to your style. The sidewalks of Georgetown carry you past one of kind shops that make any shopping trip a delight.

The food and drink in the Georgetown area runs the gamut from ice cold beer and a burger to 5 star restaurants and everything in between.  Filomena has been serving terrific Italian food to generations of the local power elite and tourists alike.  Clydes opens to M St for people watching while you dine. Regardless of your budget, there is always someplace to eat in Georgetown.

Georgetown is home to the main campus of Georgetown University and numerous landmarks, such as the Old Stone House, the oldest standing building in Washington. The proximity of the campuses enhances the experience of visiting or living is this are of Washington, DC.

The embassies of France,Mongolia, Sweden, Thailand, Venezuela, and Ukraine are located in Georgetown.  Most of the other embassies are located along Massachusetts Avenue. Some apparently looked for “location” and the ones that chose Georgetown got location and atmosphere.

Whatever your preference – upscale urban lounges, vibrant bars, quaint low-key hangouts, or sophisticated jazz clubs – Georgetown has the perfect venue to mix and mingle with travelers from around the world and local residents from around the corner.

With over 100 restaurants representing over 50 ethnicities, Georgetown graciously represents the exciting communities and cultures that make the neighborhood so rich. Sample delectable cuisine ranging from your favorite comfort food to whimsical haute cuisine to everything you can imagine and desire in between.

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