I was staying a short walk away so took a stroll to see the Cathedral up close massive building stunning architecture well worth a look when you are in the area! Couldn't find the Darth Vader gargoyle though...
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This is one of my absolute favorite places in Washington DC. The cathedral is absolutely gorgeous and the tour guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. They were very gracious with my disruptive 6 year old. The basement "dungeon" is fun and exciting and don't forget...More
The church itself is beautiful and so much bigger than I imagined. The staff/volunteers were especially helpful to us. They were closing for an event that evening when we arrived but they were kind enough to let us in and take a few quick pictures....More
We took the "Behinds The Scene" tour and enjoyed it immensely. This is a grand Cathedral and the tour tells the story - highly recommend (this tour is 90 minutes, make reservations in advance of your trip)
The National Cathedral Washington, D.C. was most exotic place I have ever seen in my life, the mosaic art was beautiful. We arrived early to make a long visit to the National Cathedral Washington, DC. It is a wonderful place with murals to see, nice...More
A national treasure. The stained glass in this cathedral is beautiful art. The cathedral suffered from an earthquake several years ago and they are working on repairs, but most is unseen as it was in the upper architecture. Go downstairs to all the chapels and...More
A must see when in the area from the stunning stained glass to the winsome gothic gargoyles. Don't forget the gift shop under the main sanctuary.
Found visiting somewhat challenging to get to from the Metro, but well worth the long uphill walk. What an inspiring amazing Cathedral. We enjoyed the informative tour. Afterwards, we continued on our own tour. We did take the city bus back to the mall. This...More