Andrea (am_klutz) wrote,
Andrea
am_klutz

The National Cathedral


At the entrance


The National Cathedral was the other house of worship that I wanted to visit. The official name of the cathedral is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. It is the sixth largest cathedral in the world and the second largest in the U.S. The architecture and design of the cathedral is gothic and the first stone was laid in 1907.

There is a long history of this cathedral which I can't recall all of it now but I took the in-house tour which was excellent. You will learn facts about the cathedral for example it is a protestant episcopal church and welcomes all denominations. It is said that even Jewish services are held inside the cathedral at times! If you are a fan of architecture, you will learn about the structure, every stone and concrete that was built and other facts like every item in the cathedral is donated.

I won't bore everyone with my lack of knowledge on the cathedral but hope you'll enjoy the photos that I took to share :)


























































Site Meter


Tags: dc, travels
Subscribe

  • Photo collection. Love

    Credit That's what I seem to be doing these days. Forming photos boards on Pinterest - it's like a digital scrapbook! And…

  • Yoghurt and yoga

    I love frozen yoghurt like Yami Yoghurt or Red Mango and those off the supermarket shelves as well. Meiji yoghurt is one of my favorite. It has…

  • YOU make my day

    credit For T and to the people reading this :) It's funny how simple things like that really make me smile. Damn, I love that site!…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments