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Washington D.C.


District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

National Cathedral

An Episcopal Cathedral welcoming visitors of all faiths, Washington National Cathedral is possibly the last purely Gothic building to be constructed.

The Cathedral towers above the city from its 57-acre site high on Mt. St. Alban. Sixth largest cathedral in the world, burial sites of President Woodrow Wilson, Helen Keller, and her two teachers War Memorial and Childrens Chapels, Space Window with moon rock inset.

Observation Gallery offers magnificent views of Washington, Virginia and Maryland. Bishop's Gardens, Greenhouse, Herb Cottage and Museum Gift Shop.

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Massachusetts & Wisconsin Aves., NW
Hours:
Visiting hours Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Extended summer hours Monday-Friday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Donation requested.

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The Cathedral is the sixth largest cathedral in the world
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