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Address: 36th & Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
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Must see for all Greek Orthodox and worth the visit for all others if your at the National Catherdral

I was planning to visit the National Cathedral, and Saint Sophia on a recent trip to Washington. I never noticed how close they are to one another. great to see both of them and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nicthegreek2013
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was planning to visit the National Cathedral, and Saint Sophia on a recent trip to Washington. I never noticed how close they are to one another. great to see both of them and see how different churches are designed and feel inside. Honestly I loved them both. They are beautiful in their own way. The Greek church might be... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Although there are also frescoes and panel icons, Saint Sophia is known for its Byzantine mosaics adorning its dome and nave. The interior decoration and planning of its three aisle interior with choir loft is not only iconographically spectacular but the services are adorned with excellent Byzantine chant. In years past, it was also known for its organ and choir,... More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Mostly of interest to those of the Greek Orthodox faith or those interested in Byzantine architecture.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

This is an incredible find in DC, a church with an incredible mosaic tiled interior full of Greeks. They have great food and host wonderful festivals as well.

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

I had never been here before until last Saturday. It is gorgeous so make sure you bring a good camera. Great parking for a big group and the staff was amazing. Its only 5 minutes away from Maggianos Little Italy for great family style food. So make a day of it.

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