Downtown DC is the complete neighborhood sprawled over the center of the capital city. You can pay a visit to Downtown during your Washington DC tour and marvel at its high-end shopping culture, restaurants, and numerous attractions. You are sure going to miss a great experience and visual delight if you didn’t visit Downtown DC.
There is so much to see and do in Downtown DC including shopping, dining at restaurants, and visiting the museums. You could start from anywhere and the bustling neighborhood of Downtown is sure to move you or delight you during the visit. Some of the things to see and do in Downtown DC are listed below.
Breakfast at its Trendy Restaurants
Downtown DC has several restaurants and you could begin your visit by having a sumptuous breakfast at any one of these. Inside the Mayflower Hotel are the EDGAR Bar + Kitchen that serves some exciting savoring breakfast and numerous other delicacies. There are several others as well, such as Georgia Brown’s Restaurant, DBGB Kitchen & Bar, Bombay Club, KAZ Sushi Bistro, and Centrolina, where you can have a great breakfast.
Indulge in Shopping at CityCenterDC
The CityCenterDC is a mixed-use development one of the most prominent locations in Downtown. This mixed-use development extends to various city blocks and has an expansive walkway lined with shops of renowned designer and fashion brands. Walking through the streets is a great opportunity to do window-shopping or go for a full range shopping.
Dive into Art at the National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art is a prominent museum in Downtown that you can visit to explore an excellent collection of artworks. The museums house the works of master painters and sculptors like Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, and Edgar Degas. You can explore through this artworks all the while marveling at the splendid architecture.
Visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Downtown DC has the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the only museum in the world that showcases the creative contributions of women to the world of art. You can witness some truly spectacular works of art such as by renowned artists like Frida Kahlo. There are also special events and exhibitions held at the museum that will reward your visit.
Listen to Concerts at the DAR Constitutional Hall
If you are a lover of classical music or any other genres then a visit to the DAR Constitutional hall is surely a delight to your ears. The hall conducts numerous concerts and other events that you can enjoy during your visit. There is also a museum at the first floor of the DAR Constitutional Hall that focuses on the American Revolution.