Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
Let us help entertain your kids
Take a virtual tour of Fairfax County's most visited sites!
Plan your Independence Day getaway around these events happening throughout the Capital Region.
Tickets on sale for Wolf Trap's summer concert series. Get yours before they're gone!
Music meets nature meets technology. Enjoy this socially distanced, one-of-a-kind music-led stroll through Wolf Trap National Park.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
Treat Yourself. Support Local Restaurants.
Enjoy special menus at participating restaurants in the Tysons area during Tysons Restaurant Week: April 12-18, 2021!
Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Explore some of the many sites and attractions in the Washington, DC region virtually to help you plan your trip.
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
< Back to Results

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

  • Address:
    400 Michigan Avenue, Northeast
    Washington, DC 20017
  • Phone:
    (202) 526-8300
Overview
Map
Yelp

As the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and one of the ten largest churches in the world, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception welcomes pilgrims and tourists alike from across the country and around the world.

Located in Washington, D.C., the Basilica is renowned for its unique architecture, beautiful sacred art (the largest collection of contemporary ecclesiastical art in the world) and rich Catholic and American history and heritage.

Nearly one million people visit the Basilica each year as a destination of its own or as part of touring our nation’s capital. Open daily, the Basilica welcomes individuals, families, groups, buses, tours and pilgrimages, and offers free parking, guided tours, a gift shop, book store, cafeteria and more.

We welcome you to visit us!