Walk through the Soul of this Legendary Neighborhood.

City Within a City Audio Tour has stops organized into two loops. This is the West Loop. Throughout this tour, you’ll meet individuals who bring the old “Black Broadway” and intellectual center to life.

Cultural Tourism DC’s Audio Journeys are free, self-guided mp3 walking tours of the historic neighborhoods of Washington, DC. You’ll stand in the very places where history was made and hear stories that still echo through DC’s streets.

How it works.


1. Download the tour.
2. CLoad onto your mp3 player
3. Print and follow the tour map and listen at each number.

Download the map to see the starting point for each tour loop.

The Tour Map


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The Voice Behind the Tour


WashingtonDCiPodTourNarratorYour host narrator on this tour is Korva Coleman of National Public Radio. An award-winning journalist and contributor to nationally syndicated programs like All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Talk of the Nation. Korva’s voice will guide you through the historic streets of Washington DC.

Shel’ll also introduce you to an eclectic cast of Washingtonians, from street vendors, to pro athletes, to social activists, who all call DC home.

Tour Details


Tour Length: 1 hour
Tour Distance: 1 mile
Recommended Times: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Washington DC: U Street- West