The Washington National Cathedral is one of the most beautiful buildings in Washington with what seems like a never ending cascade of things to see and experience.
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The Washington National Cathedral is located at 3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the Washington National Cathedral.
Links to other StationStart.com entries about the National Cathedral:
- Cathedral College
- Darth Vader at the National Cathedral
- The Garth at the National Cathedral
- Shadow House and Bishop’s Garden
- Space Window With Moon Rock – Viewed from Inside
- Space Window With Moon Rock – Viewed from Outside
Closest Metro Station: Cleveland Park on the Red Line is the nearest Metro Station to the Washington National Cathedral, but it is about eight-tenths of a mile away. That’s the approximate straight line distance rather than the actual walking or driving distance.
Lost Symbol by Dan Brown: The Washington National Cathedral is mentioned in Chapters 79, 82, 84, 87, 89, 91, 93, 123 and 130.
Facts from The Lost Symbol: The cathedral has ten stones from Mount Sinai near the main alter. One of the stained glass windows has a piece of rock from the moon. Luke Skywalker’s father Darth Vader is a grotesque on the outside of the cathedral. It is the sixth largest cathedral in the world. It is taller than a thirty story building. There are over 200 stained glass windows. The carillon has 53 bells. The pipe organ has 10,647 pipes.