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National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

National Shrine of the Immaculate ConceptionMichigan Ave. at 4th St, NE
Washington, DC

The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a Neo-Byzantine structure completed in 1959.  It is made entirely of, brick, stone, concrete and tile. It is the largest Roman Catholic Church in America and one of the largest in the world. It includes an extensive collection of art including a large collection of 20th century mosaics. Open: Daily, 7a.m. to 7 p.m. April through October and 7a.m. to 6 p.m. rest of year. Admission: Free     Metro: Brooklund-Catholic University   Related Links: National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception


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