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Alexandria's Christ Church

118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
+1 703-549-1450
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118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a chance to tour with a wonderful guide, who told us about the history of the building. We enjoy sitting in George Washington's pew.

2  Thank RonM32819
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk off king street. Church, gift shop, grave yard and lots of history. Collection box for donation. Welcoming hostess was an excellent guide.

1  Thank dee8306
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Christ Church in Alexandria is seeped in history having been completed in 1773. Sadly I actually learned more about the church and accompanying burial grounds after I returned home. I would like to go back now that I have a little more knowledge and revisit....More

2  Thank DearDona
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Christ Church is a beautiful example of Colonial architecture. Alexandria was Robert E. Lee's home town and this was his church.

1  Thank Bonnie A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Our guide was fabulous and had many fascinating facts to share about Christ Church's history. It is lovingly restored and is still an active church today. A donation is appropriate to give since there were no entrance fees.

1  Thank homestead235
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

See George Washington and Robert E Lee's pews and a period grave yard. It is reminiscent of Kings Church in Boston. Another Christopher Wren creation and one of the oldest churches in the area. No tours, but open to public viewing.

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a must-see location in Old Town, especially if you're lucky enough to time your visit to when the sanctuary is open and a docent is available. The docents are incredibly nice, super knowledgeable, and great at making history interesting for any young people...More

2  Thank JessieD_VA
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very inviting place to visit - a docent explained the history and pointed out various interesting details. Also the areas outside are well maintained and deserve time.

1  Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Visited by presidents and citizens alike, Christ Church isn't just "rooted in history." It MADE History. After service in 1775, Washington stood in its courtyard speaking out against British tyranny. A few short decades later, Robert E. Lee was asked to resign from the U.S,...More

3  Thank jd32250
Reviewed 19 May 2017

No visit to Alexandria would be complete without a visit to one of the oldest churches in continental America. So many historical 'greats' have worshiped here, including George Washington. Come see the pews which have seated those leaders and who have led the many changes...More

2  Thank bathtravel123
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kgmorgan54
22 April 2017|
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Response from newjersey123 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking, We walked from our hotel. Another option is using the free trolley that runs up and down King Street and walking about two blocks.
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