Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Local nameBasilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
LocationUniversity Heights, Washington D.C., United States

Completed in 1961, this majestic basilica is the largest Catholic church in the United States. Marvel at its Neo-Byzantine style, exquisite works of religious art, and beautiful mosaics decorating the ceiling. You can also join a free docent-led tour of the church and learn more about its artworks and history.

Tags Neo-Romanesque ArchitectureCatholicPlace of WorshipShrineBasilicaChristianChurchFreeByzantine Architecture
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Opening hours

Open daily:
Apr -  Oct: 7 am - 7 pm
Nov -  Mar: 7 am - 6 pm

Daily Guided Tours:
Mon - Sat: 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Sun: 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Admission

Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_the_National_Shrine_of_the_Immaculate_Conception

Official Website http://www.nationalshrine.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/MarysShrine

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nationalshrine

Phone +1 202 526 8300

Address 400 Michigan Avenue, Washington, DC 20017, USA

Coordinates 38°56'0.029" N -77°0'2.322" E

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