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Embassy Tour Washington, DC 2017
Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire
Embassy of Peru
Around the World Embassy Tour Returns May 5, 2018

Embassies will open their doors to DC visitors and residents Saturday, May 5, 2018. 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. 

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

Participating embassies of AWET 2018







Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (Oman)


The 2017 participating embassies included: Afghanistan, African Union, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Gabonese Republic, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (Oman), Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, and Zimbabwe

Around the World Embassy Tour 2017 Around the World Embassy Tour 2017

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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