DC Pilgrimage Resources

Extend your DC pilgrimage for Panamá in the Capital!

Check out these additional pilgrimage sites as a part of your visit:

St. John Paul II Shrine

Metro: Red Line, Brookland/CUA

The St. John Paul II Shrine is a place of pilgrimage and reflection on the life of the 20th century saint who continues to inspire Catholics all over the world. Tours are available.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Metro: Red Line, Brookland/CUA

The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a national place of pilgrimage within the United States. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world. Tours are available.

Museum of the Bible

Metro: Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines Federal Center SW

Museum of the Bible showcases the history and impact of the Christian bible. It is located at 400 4th St. SW, Washington, D.C., 20024, just two blocks south of the National Mall. Tickets are available with a suggested donation.

Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

Metro: Red Line, Brookland/CUA

Franciscan Monastery includes beautiful gardens, replicas of shrines in the Holy Land, and a church with tours available.

St. Matthew’s Cathedral

Metro: Red Line, Farragut North

St. Matthew’s Cathedral is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Washington, where both Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa have visited. It is located at 1725 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Holocaust Museum

Metro: Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines, Smithsonian OR Yellow and Green Lines, L'Enfant Plaza

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is the United States’ official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

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