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“Majestic- inside and out”

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Ranked #15 of 443 things to do in Washington DC
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Annapolis, Maryland
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62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Majestic- inside and out”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I enjoy going to early morning mass on the weekdays here. It is somber, peaceful, and they are always prompt and mindful of the time. Confessions are held after mass for those who wish to go. The weekday masses are on the lower level, but the whole church is stunning. You won't regret a visit here.

Visited April 2014
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Cordova, Maryland
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“Beautiful to visit and attend Mass”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

So much to see--it's huge! Many beautiful chapels and the lower level has lots of interesting stuff too. Be sure to take a tour with a guide so you know what you're looking at..

Visited August 2013
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Wellington
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“What a surprise attraction too.”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Easy to get to here by tube and a lovely walk through the University to a stunning interior. It is a beautiful modern Basilica that is a must see for the exquisite modern approach to a Church environment. Just staggering a must see in Washington for me.

Visited July 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Beautiful Church off the beaten Tourist Path”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

If you have a car in DC and are to visiting churches, see this one and the National Cathedral, you won't be disappointed.

Visited March 2014
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“Loved it!”
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

One of the best places to visit in DC. I saved the best place for last, I went by my self so I can absorb everything. Will come back again.

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