If you’ve been in Washington D.C. for any amount of time, you have surely heard of, and have probably seen the Washington National Cathedral. The Nation’s Cathedral began construction way back in 1907 and was completed 83 years later in 1990. That’s quite a construction project!
The Cathedral’s Neo-Gothic design is modeled after the English Gothic design style of the late 14th century and currently stands as the sixth largest cathedral in the world and the second largest in the United States. It is the fourth tallest structure in Washington D.C. and stands the highest in the city. One can view the National Cathedral in all its glory from many points throughout Washington.
The Cathedral has been hosting events in the Bethlehem Chapel, the Observation Gallery and the Auditorium for many years, and the Choir has hosted wedding ceremonies, if you’re lucky enough to be connected with the Cathedral School.
In 2016 The Washington National Cathedral opened up its Nave for private events, and it has become one of the most spectacular event venues in Washington.