DC Pilgrimage Resources

Extend your DC pilgrimage for Panama 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. Find out more here: http://www.jp2shrine.org/en/index.html

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. Find out more here: http://www.nationalshrine.com/site/c.osJRKVPBJnH/b.4747303/k.C02F/Visit.htm

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. Find out more and get tickets here: https://www.museumofthebible.org/tickets.

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. Find out more here: https://myfranciscan.org/visit/

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. More information can be found here: http://www.stmatthewscathedral.org/.

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.

Top Tourist Destinations in DC

Looking for more places to visit? Check out some of the top tourist destinations in DC!

17 Best Things to Do in Washington, DC: https://travel.usnews.com/Washington_DC/Things_To_Do/
25 Free Things to Do in Washington, DC: https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/washington-d-c/experiences/news/photos/top-25-free-things-to-do-in-washington-dc