Saint John Paul II National Shrine, Washington DC

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4.9/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
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  • It was my first time visiting the cultural center which is now The Saint John Paul National Shrine. I really enjoyed myself, it truly is an experience. The pope john Paul II exhibit is outstanding, an...  read more »
  • If you'd like to receive blessings....GO! The current St. Thomas More exhibit and relics is a MUST.... 
  • Just incredible!!!! Im not Catholic but you don't have to be of any particular religion to enjoy the shrine. The mosaics alone are enough to bring you to tears. Im speaking not only as a visitor but a...  read more »
  • Really spectacular place. Bought by the Knights of Columbus. My friend that is a Knight wanted to go to noon mass so I joined him. 1st time to mass. Very nice and if Saint John Paul II or the Knights has meaning to you it is well worth the time. Also nice little gift shop, 1st level relic and large exhibit area.
  • Completely transformed from the original JPII Cultural Center. I went w/my husband - we left having felt like we had been on a retreat - a deeply moving experience! We highly recommend making this a part of your DC visit - even if you don't share the Catholic faith - the world should know the remarkable impact even one person can have through being a person of strong character and heroic virtue. We especially recommend for young adults and families (or schools) with teens.
  • Great experience during my visit to the Saint John Paul II shrine. Inspiring exhibits and very helpful staff. Can't wait to return next year at Easter time.
  • A phenomenal hidden treasure. One of the best exhibits I have seen of anything or anyone!
  • Beautiful I am a member of the Saint Pope John Paul II National Shrine 2016 Member and I was Blessed by Saint Pope John Paul II in 1985 at the Vatican in Rome Italy and this Saint Pope John Paul II National Shrine brings back great memories for me. I will visit many times.
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