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Islamic Mosque and Cultural Center

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Address: 2551 Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20008
Phone Number: 202 332 8343
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This is a beautiful building, truly lovely. But ladies be aware that you must not show any part of your leg, arm, or head. They have things for your to wear if you don't have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Getting a bit worn, but the interior of this mosque is incredibly decorated in arabesque and Turkish motifs with blue tiles. Incredible arches and interior lighting and stained glass windows.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful building, truly lovely. But ladies be aware that you must not show any part of your leg, arm, or head. They have things for your to wear if you don't have enough coverage, however. It surprised me because even in the mosques in Turkey, you only need the head covering.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I went here since we where in the area for the embassies (which the entire area is just beautiful with greenery, luxury cars, and buildings). This mosque caught my attention on the way down for its architecture and I made a spot by going in to check it out. It was grand. I use to go to mosques in Toronto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I like it too much. It is a peaceful and amazing. I will come back to visit it again. I recommend everybody to vist it too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I love staying here for Jummah prayer. This place is convenient for every thing. Parking are available.

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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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