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Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

600 I Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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Ranked #104 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We attended a beautiful wedding at the Historic Synagogue. The sanctuary was restored to the way it originally was built. The inside was done very well with a beautiful exterior.

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North of London
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134 reviews 134 reviews
33 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We attended an 'Erev Shabbat' service in this wonderful synagogue and were very impressed with the building. We later went down stairs to enjoy an evening 'repast' with the Orthodox group of worshippers. We were made most welcome even though we were not members of the congregation. You must book via their website http://www.sixthandi.org/ and pay a small fee to... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I was fortunate to participate in the "Shabbat" services, followed by dinner in this beautiful historic synagogue. There was a memorial service dedicated to those Jewish servicemen who lost their lives for the country. Bereaved parents were in attendance.

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Gorgeous synagogue complete with old wooden pews and stained glass windows. It was amazing to see a concert while sitting in the pews, even balcony seating was very good. I felt a little bad for the band as they were crammed in a small space but the sound was extraordinary and very intimate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

My brother just has his baby's naming in this beautiful synagogue. I've been in synagogues my entire life growing up but I've never felt as welcome and warm as this one. It houses all forms of Jews and non-Jews alike in a gorgeous venue for religious activities, pre-Shabbat beer socials, and even concerts. The synagogue was a temple/church then temple... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is one of the best concert spaces I've ever experienced, and I have been to over 500 shows. It maintains the spiritual decor of both a church and synagogue (and I believe still operates as one or the other), and puts you right in front of the stage. This would be a tremendous space to see an acoustic set.

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