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Islamic Mosque and Cultural Center

2551 Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20008 (Upper Northwest)
202 332 8343
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Ranked #140 of 248 attractions in Washington DC
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

During the European Union Embassies Open House we visited the mosque. They organized a small food and souvenirs market. They had several food stalls with food from around the world, namely Pakistan, India, Sudan... We tasted samosas and a biriani from Bangladesh. Both were terrific, very tasty and cheap ($2 samosas and $5 biriani). It was a great cultural experience.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

From the outside it doesn't look like a traditional mosque. The line of flags make it look more like a government building than a mosque. Don't let that fool you. It is a beautiful mosque and worth a visit. When visiting be respectful of all rules. Women must cover their heads, All must remove their shoes before entering, be respectful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

My immediate reaction was an amazement at the diversity of people attending the Mosque. All were very friendly and helpful. Architecture stands out from the rest of the sort of structures in DC and is beautifully designed, albeit somewhat minimalist. Nuances give this building character. I attended the Friday prayers and was pleased to note local community announcements. Attendees were... More

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