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Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire
Embassy of Peru
Around the World Embassy Tour Returns May 2

More than 40 embassies will open their doors to DC visitors and residents this May 2. Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. In the past, visitors have been treated to karate demonstrations, dance performances, sari wrapping lessons, and henna demonstrations. 

Participating embassies for 2015

African Union

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Belize

Bolivia

Botswana

Brazil

Colombia

Costa Rica

Côte d'Ivoire

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Ethiopia

Fiji

Gabon

Ghana

Guatemala

Haiti

Indonesia

Japan

Korea

League of Arab States

Libya

Malaysia

Mexican Cultural Institute

Morocco

Mozambique

Nepal

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Oman

Pakistan

Peru

Philippines

Qatar

South Africa

Sri Lanka

Tunisia

Ukraine

Venezuela

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

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.
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