The Washington National Cathedral, officially named the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church located in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
Washington National Cathedral Visit the beautiful architecture and grounds, learn more about our history, and enjoy the spectrum of spiritual and cultural activities offered year-round by Washington National Cathedral.
The National Cathedral is the 6th largest cathedral in the world. (Washington, DC)
Construction of this Episcopal Cathedral began on September 29, 1907, when the foundation stone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt.
The completion of the west towers in September 1990 marked the end of eighty-three years of construction.