St. John's Church, Washington DC

A smaller, less spectacular church near St. Peter's.

A smaller, less spectacular church near St. Peter's. There is a nice altar inside, and unlike most Riga churches, this one is free. The altar is from the Renaissance period and depicts the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus. The ceiling is from the Gothic period, and has 5 separate vaulted compartments. There is also a huge pipe organ, and many stained glass windows. This church dates back to the mid 1200's.Â
















About St. John's Church

 1525 H St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

 +1 202-347-8766


St. John's Church and Nearby Sights on Map

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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Ringgold-Carroll House

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