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Dupont-Area Embassies to Open to Public This Weekend

by Andrew Ramonas — May 4, 2016 at 1:05 pm 0

Embassy of Peru (Photo via 1700 Massachusetts Ave. NW)Twitter/Cultural Tourism DC)

The first of two opportunities to go inside several embassies in and around Dupont Circle is set to come this weekend.

The “Around the World Embassy Tour” is slated to give glimpses behind the doors of dozens of embassies in Dupont Circle, Kalorama and other parts of the Borderstan coverage area Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many of the embassies also will have free food and other giveaways.

Cultural Tourism DC, the nonprofit organization behind the event, adds on its website:

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.

Here are the embassies opening to the public in our coverage area:

Embassy map (Image via map via Cultural Tourism DC)

(2) Afghanistan (2001 24th St. NW)

(3) Albania (2100 S St. NW)

(4) Argentina (1600 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

(6) Bahamas (2220 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(8) Barbados (2144 Wyoming Ave. NW)

(9) Belize (2535 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(11) Botswana (1531-1533 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

(13) Chile (2305 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(14) Colombia (1520 20th St. NW )

(15) Costa Rica (2114 S St. NW)

(16) Dominican Republic (715 22nd St. NW)

(18) Gabon (2034 20th St. NW)

(20) Guatemala (2220 R St. NW)

(21) Haiti (2311 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(22) Indonesia (2020 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(23) Kenya (2249 R St. NW)

(24) South Korea (2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(25) Kosovo (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW )

(26) Libya (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

Mexico (2829 16th St NW)

(28) Mozambique (1525 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

(30) Oman (1100 16th St. NW)

(32) Panama (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

(33) Peru (1700 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

(34) Qatar (2555 M St. NW)

(38) Uganda (1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW)

(40) Venezuela (2443 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

Next Saturday, May 14, European Union embassies are scheduled to open their doors to the public.

Photo and map via Cultural Tourism DC

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