AOL Travel

Franciscan Monastery, Washington DC

Franciscan Monastery - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Franciscan Monastery
1400 Quincy Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20017Map
+1 202 526 6800
Neighborhood: Northeast

Franciscan Monastery, this century-old monastery is one of Washington's hidden delights. The garden, set on a hillside and reached by winding paths, is full of big trees and places to sit quietly among the flowers and small outdoor shrines. The public is allowed to view the upper church's full-scale replicas of Holy Land shrines. In the lower church, visitors will find a replica of the Roman catacombs, which can only be seen on scheduled tours. Guided tours last about 45 minutes.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Franciscan Monastery?
Franciscan Monastery General Information
  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Brookland-CUA
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!