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Washington National Cathedral

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Address: Massachusetts and Wisconsin Aves. NW, Entrance on Wisconsin Ave., Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202 537 6207
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Description: This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put...
This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national purposes, such as President Wilsons funeral and a prayer vigil for American hostages during the Iranian crisis.
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This is quite a building. If you are fond of touring European churches and looking for something a bit off the beaten path to do in DC, wander up this way. The grounds are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is quite a building. If you are fond of touring European churches and looking for something a bit off the beaten path to do in DC, wander up this way. The grounds are spectacular and the Cathedral is too from the outside and the inside. Highly recommended for anyone interested in spirituality, religion, or the quieter side of Washington... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What an impressive cathedral displaying great Gothic architecture. If you are in DC, it's worth a visit. On Sundays, parking and entrance are free of charge (open for public from 1 to 4 p.m.). Otherwise, the underground parking is $6 for the first hour and $11 for the second. There's an entrance fee of $10 per adult (seniors, students and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The architecture is stunning. It is truly a must see for a DC vacation. The tour gives a lot of information that is very interesting. The church is beautiful. Also, the cafe across the street has a great selection of food and a nice patio.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It doesn't matter what your religious preferences are, you can not leave Washington without visiting the Cathedral. People from all walks of life take a moment to enjoy this tourist site. I enjoyed just having a few quiet moments of thought here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a magnificent structure erected on one of the highest points in the city. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens. You cannot imagine a more serene and peaceful setting amidst the fast pace normally associated with our nation's capital. There is an underground parking garage for visitors.

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This church is huge! When I first saw it, I was speechless! It is very beautiful. Everywhere you look, there is a ton of detail! I recommend booking a tour and visiting this lovely cathedral.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

At one of the highest points in the city sits the National Cathedral. The guides are knowledgeable and engaging. You'll have fun looking for the Darth Vader gargoyle.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What an amazing old Cathedral. Stunning architecture, absolutely beautiful landmark. Well worth seeing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This cathedral with its Gothic architecture is a very imposing structure! It's part of the DC skyline that's distinctive, but not necessarily seen too often unless you're looking from the correct angle. It's open for tours, so by all means, go in! It's beautiful inside--even more so than the outside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a majestic cathedral and a must to visit! Even driving around it, gives the visitor a sense of majesty and grandeur! The Catherdral is the 6th largest in the world. Many state funerals and memorial services for past presidents and dignitaries have been held here. The Cathedral was also damaged in the 2011 earthquake and was closed for... More 

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Address: Address: Massachusetts and Wisconsin Aves. NW, Entrance on Wisconsin Ave., Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202 537 6207
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest

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