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National Cathedral Front View
The National Cathedral, with its gothic style architecture, is an impressive structure that sits at the highest point in Washington, DC. It is a popular tourist destination and an interesting place to explore. Public tours are available daily. The Cathedral is non-denominational and has long served as a spiritual center where Americans unite to worship and pray, mourn the passing of world leaders, and confront moral and social issues.Continue to 2 of 9 below.
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Inside the National Cathedral
The official name of Washington National Cathedral is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. In this photo, children proceed down the aisle during a prayer service.Continue to 3 of 9 below.
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The Cathedral was built in 1907. The principal exterior building material is Indiana limestone. The interior has many unique features, among which are beautiful stained glass windows.Continue to 4 of 9 below.
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Bishops Garden Gate
This is the entrance to the Bishops Garden, one of the gardens on the grounds of the National Cathedral.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
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Bishops Garden is beautifully maintained and features a wide variety of flowers and plants.Continue to 6 of 9 below.
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Gazebo at Bishops Garden
A gazebo is a gathering place at Bishops Garden, on the grounds of the National Cathedral.Continue to 7 of 9 below.
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Flowers and Shrubs
The gardens at the National Cathedral are a beautiful place to explore.Continue to 8 of 9 below.
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Grounds of the National Cathedral
Visitors are free to explore the beautiful grounds of the Cathedral.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
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National Cathedral at Night
The National Cathedral is beautiful at night when it is illuminated.