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118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked by this church, it wasn’t till later that I learned some history. George Washington and Robert E Lee worshipped here. Beautiful church in a very nice location, there’s just lots to see in Alexandria.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was able to visit on a lovely morning with a blue sky. The docent gave me a one-on-one tour that was wonderful, sharing the history and of course showing me George Washington's family pew. I also loved the gift shop, where I chatted with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to arrive just as a docent was starting his talk And it was sort of neat to be where George Washington and later Gen. Robert E Lee worshipped. And the building appears to be in great condition. The docent was excellent....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the tour to Mt Vernon last minute, so we were unaware of the content. This was a brilliant stop. Pat was exceptionally good, communicated well and held the attention of the whole group. A great example of Georgian architecture and a great piece...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Gary J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love how clean simple and light the interior is for the service and the gift shop is cute and the courtyard and garden-cemetery is very peaceful and zen so I often bring my lunch to sit outside and eat there to relax.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 17 July 2019

I had a great tour of this beautiful historic church. The Docent was incredibly knowledgable and humorous, and although I was initially reluctant to take the offered tour, by the end I was so glad that I took up the offer. If you’re in beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Pete M
Reviewed 7 July 2019

This American Colonial era Episcopal Church was in 1773. It still has an active congregation. The parishoners have kept it restored w/ its original luster in great condition. There is a pew in the church that is listed as George Washington's, and the church claimed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 July 2019

Christ Church is both historic and beautiful. Worth seeing for a lovely example of colonial church architecture. It is a very welcoming place with helpful and knowledgeable docents. I stop in whenever I have a moment to spare and the calm and peace of the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank AvB2DC
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Beautiful and history laden place; docents/volunteers are knowledgeable and welcoming to all. A “must see” in Alexandria.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

Our kids ages 5 & 13 appreciated this quick visit to the church where George Washington attended services. The very knowledgeable docent asked us how long we had and catered a short few facts to our limited time, it was perfect. George Washington and family...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Jonmun | Reviewed this property |
Radical left wing revisionists, erasing and disrespecting our history including General George Washington. Apparently this is because (as was accepted at the time) he had slaves. Never mind he freed them all. Never mind... More
22 April 2017|
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.