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Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire
Embassy of Peru

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Photos from the 2014 Around the World Embassy Tour Photos from the 2014 Around the World Embassy Tour


More than 50 embassies representing six continents open their doors to DC visitors and residents. Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. Last year visitors were treated to karate demonstrations, dance performances, sari wrapping lessons, and henna demonstrations.

Visit app.passportdc.org for activities at participating embassies.

Participating embassies for 2014

African Union, League of Arab States, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Republic of Congo, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Malaysia, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zambia. Admission is free and reservations are not required.

What You Need to Know What You Need to Know

  • All embassies are open from 10am to 4pm, unless otherwise noted.
  • Admission is free. Reservations are not required.
  • Street parking is available but difficult at many embassy locations.
  • Many embassies are within walking distance of the Dupont Circle and Van Ness Metrorail stations. Click here for tips and recommendations.
  • Many embassies require photo ID for admission.
  • Embassies on International Drive are larger and often have shorter lines than those on Embassy Row.
  • Follow @DCCulture and #PassportDC on Twitter for updates about lines, exciting activities, and other breaking news.

For more tips, visit our Culture Communiqué blog,


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