This century-old monastery is one of Washington's hidden delights. The garden, set on a hillside and reached by winding ... More
This century-old monastery is one of Washington's hidden delights. The garden, set on a hillside and reached by winding paths, is full of big trees and places to sit quietly among the flowers and small outdoor shrines. The public is allowed to view the upper church's full-scale replicas of Holy Land shrines. In the lower church, visitors will find a replica of the Roman catacombs, which can only be seen on scheduled tours. Guided tours last about 45 minutes.
The symbol of the city of Washington DC, this 555 foot marble obelisk on the National Mall honors the nation's
first president. The cornerstone of the Washington Monument was laid in 1848, but construction was not completed until 1884. ...
This non profit club promotes all styles of rollerskating, with educational clinics, workshops, weekly and special events. The free workshops
cover everything from safety to technique. Among the group's most popular skating events are those that begin at the ...
This basilica, the largest Roman Catholic church in the Western Hemisphere, was dedicated in 1959. The architecture of Basilica of
the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a mix of Romanesque and Byzantine styles. The Great Upper Church ...