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Sixth and I Historic Synagogue

600 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3736
+1 202-408-3100
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Interesting history - go by and take a tour!

What an interesting and beautiful synagogue to tour! I was visiting DC for a few days with my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexis B
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Nashville, Tennessee
Storm Large Concert at 6th & I St. Synagogue

So, first of all, the synagogue itself is a working, historic synagogue in downtown D.C. I'd guess... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
jaseaton
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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600 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3736
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting and beautiful synagogue to tour! I was visiting DC for a few days with my husband and in-laws, and I try to make a point to visit historic synagogues when I'm in a new city. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue was the...More

1  Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

So, first of all, the synagogue itself is a working, historic synagogue in downtown D.C. I'd guess it holds about 350 congregants in a ground level area and a wraparound balcony section. The main temple area is painted in subdued and pleasing Southwestern colors. Airy...More

Thank jaseaton
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Attended Lore Podcast Live and was blown away by the venue. While it has a decent capacity, it has a very intimate feel. It's also straight up gorgeous. The event staff has everything down to a science so there was none of the typical disorganization...More

Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We attended a Politics and Prose event in this lovely venue. While it has a fairly large capacity, the synagogue is an intimate setting for a lecture or book signing. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to attend a conversation with Khizr Kahn discussing...More

Thank waterandmore
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Enjoyed going to a book review here. Attended the "Sisters First" Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush book tour. Very organized and orderly. Small enough to be cozy and intimate. Picked up autographed books in orderly fashion. Able to stay after to have pictures...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A friend asked us to attend a lecture here, and we were pleasantly surprised by the venue. Although it's an historic synagogue, everyone is welcome. Because this is an old house of worship. the bench seating could be more comfortable, but otherwise, this is a...More

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you're going to DC, definitely check their website to see if they have a program while you are there. It's a big but intimate room, and the staff and volunteers are super friendly -- and organized. A sixth&I book program with Chris Hayes was...More

Thank ColonelLiles
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This 100+ year old synagogue is a magical place to see a show. The sanctuary as it's called is a refurbished space but you can feel its long history. The beautiful dome ceiling gives the live music a ethereal sound. The stain glass windows that...More

Thank Jordan Y
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Sixth and I Synagogue, according to the information printed, it is Synagogue one of the oldest in Washington D.C. The Byzantine Revival architecture building sits prominently at the corner of 6th and I street in Chinatown between old and new buildings. After it was...More

Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

There is a lot to see and do in D.C. And that means there are lots of fun things to check out that you will never even hear about. Locals know that one of the best places for entertainment after the sun goes down is...More

Thank Steve C
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MestizaWB
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Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
Gallery Place-Chinatown or if you schedule others things along Penn Quarter, Archive is also a few blocks down the street.
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