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Calvary Baptist Church

Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Address: 755 8th St NW, Washington DC, DC
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+1 202-347-8355
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 19:00

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Historic Church

Beautiful red brick church in Penn quarter. It has a lot of history and you should read about it before visiting because it improves the experience significantly. It was designed... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Albany, Oregon
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

This church stands out in the neighborhood and offers some nice photos. I noticed it because it was close to the hotel I stayed at otherwise I would not have gone out of my way to find.

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

What caught our attention was the deep red color and second was that it didn’t have the Greek architecture so it wasn’t a Federal building. Then we figured out it was a church. I thought for a second it was a Catholic Church. Then we read the sign, Calvary Baptist Church. I wanted to go in but I didn’t see... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Beautiful red brick church in Penn quarter. It has a lot of history and you should read about it before visiting because it improves the experience significantly. It was designed by the same architect that designed a number of other famous landmarks in DC so that is why it looks familiar when you first see it.

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This looks more like a cathedral than a Baptist church, but the building itself doesn't matter to the faith. It's worth seeing because it's right downtown!

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

We walked past this church whilst wandering down from Chinatown to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum but we didn't actually venture inside. The exterior is a deep blood red colour and it looks quite impressive from the outside. Unfortunately the sun was in the wrong position for good photos.

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