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Georgetown University

Renowned education meets picturesque campus

Georgetown is home to world-renowned Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the U.S. The beautiful campus is anchored by Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark that was constructed between 1877–1879, and designed by Paul J. Pelz and John L. Smithmeyer–prominent architects who also built the Library of Congress.

Georgetown is also within a 15-minute walk to The George Washington University, bringing a combined student population of more than 40,000 to the area.

25 Things to Do in Georgetown

Georgetown's ultimate bucket list.

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African-American Heritage Trail

African Americans have lived, worked, and worshipped in Georgetown since its founding. Explore their history through Cultural Tourism DC.

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Georgetown Movie Sites

Georgetown has been a popular setting for many movies, from the iconic stairs in The Exorcist to the bar featured in St. Elmo’s Fire.

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