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Franciscan Monastery

Founded in 1899 by Franciscan friars, 42 acres of woods and landscaped gardens surrounding turn-of-the century, Byzantine-style church modeled after Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia. Guided tours showing replicas of the shrines of the Holy Land and Roman-style catacombs: M-Sa 10 am-noon and 1-3 pm, Su 1-3 pm. Seasonal garden tours. Free. Virtual tour online. Gift shop.


1400 Quincy St NE
Washington, DC 20017
United States