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Address: 36th & Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20007
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+1 202-333-4730

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Byzantine style church architecture just next to the Washington National Cathedral

Mostly of interest to those of the Greek Orthodox faith or those interested in Byzantine architecture.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Although there are also frescoes and panel icons, Saint Sophia is known for its Byzantine mosaics adorning its dome and nave. The interior decoration and planning of its three aisle interior with choir loft is not only iconographically spectacular but the services are adorned with excellent Byzantine chant. In years past, it was also known for its organ and choir,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Mostly of interest to those of the Greek Orthodox faith or those interested in Byzantine architecture.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

This is an incredible find in DC, a church with an incredible mosaic tiled interior full of Greeks. They have great food and host wonderful festivals as well.

1 Thank Aaron P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

I had never been here before until last Saturday. It is gorgeous so make sure you bring a good camera. Great parking for a big group and the staff was amazing. Its only 5 minutes away from Maggianos Little Italy for great family style food. So make a day of it.

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