Washington National Cathedral Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Site of important Government Ceremonies. Optional additions of Embassy Row, the Zoo or homes of Northwest DC

Visit the 6th largest cathedral in the world and the site of important U. S. ceremonies, such as the funerals of Presidents and services relating to important events such as inaugurations, etc. A "house of prayer for all peoples" we'll visit the nave, various chapels, the high alter and crypt. We'll see the tomb of Widrow Wilson, the only president buried in Washington, DC and the magnificent stained glass windows. We'll also is the tower with a wonderful view of the Washington from the highest point in town. Accompanying this tour could be tours of Embassy Row including the Vice President's home or the Washington National Zoo or the beautiful homes of Northwest Washington.


Washington National Cathedral
Rose and Stained Glass Windows
Canterbury Pulpit
War Memorial Chapel
Children's Chapel
High Alter
Crypt chapels

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Either at the Cathedral or at a location TBD.

End location: Either at the Cathedral or at a location TBD.

Duration: 2 hours

Note that on Sundays, no tours can begin before 1:30PM. Tours of Embassy Row, the National Zoo or homes of Northwest DC can be added to this tour. For add-ons, a special custom tour will be created.


Public Transportation

What’s Included

Other: Knowledgeable, enjoyable commentary by Certified Master Guide. Personal attention and "inside" information geared to your interests.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 USD - $10 per person

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fee Monday-Saturday $11 per person, $7 for seniors and students. There is not entrance fee on Sundays. Souvenirs, transportation, food at Open Table cafe.


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle, arrange for a separate car and driver (at additional cost) or we can use DC's great Metro system combined with reasonable taxi cabs when needed.

Private tour guide Ellen M.

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