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St. John's Church

1525 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1098
+1 202-347-8766
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1525 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1098
National Mall
+1 202-347-8766
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

I was in DC in February and had been to the Cathedral several times so I found this church next to the White House. It was a great place to visit with its cozy feel and Presidential history. Every President since it opened had attended...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I was privileged to visit St. John's 9:00 service on Palm Sunday. The music was absolutely breathtaking. We enjoyed worshipping in the historic church. The congregation was friendly and welcoming. The church is beautiful and filled with history. A prayer for the President was delivered...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a small church across the park from the White House. It is pretty small and I didn't find it all that interesting. Overall, not really worth going out of the way to see.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 6 February 2017

St. John's Church is an historic landmark in Washington D.C. It is located at the corner of 16 Street and H Street and is a few minutes walk to Pennsylvania Avenue to view the White House. According to the information posted; every president since President...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in Lafayette Park take s walk across the street to this small unpretentious yellow church. Many Presidents have come here to find guidance and a little piece. It may work for you!

Thank McWett
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Small church, visited by many presidents. They had a noon music performance that I couldn't attend, but was there to listen to the musicians practicing. Be sure to view Lincoln's pew, located in the back right of the church.

1  Thank Lisa S S
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This church is right in front of Lafayette park and then the white house. It is famous for being the church of several presidents. The interior is plain but filled with history.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

When visiting DC we always stay at a hotel close to the White House, which means we are close to this little gem. Small, with no obvious bells and whistles, but worth a quick stop and peek inside. My favorite part, the plaque that identifies...More

1  Thank tschuh
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Not gonna lie, I love that this church is yellow! Most presidents have worshipped here at one point or another. It's very close to the White House, so definitely worth stopping by to see it on your way to or from the White House. Go...More

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 8 January 2015

It's a historical church where most presidents have attended because it is the one closest to the White House. Went there for Christmas Day service, which was sparsely attended. In contrast, the Washington Cathedral would be packed. Nice serene atmosphere here, except for one couple...More

Thank Margaret C
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