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The Gargoyle Who Ate D.C.

Northwest Washington, D.C. (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

183 ratings
4.4 average rating
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13 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 19 2009

Excellent job by guide making the event very informative and fun!

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12 events
6 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 23 2008

it was so cool to see all the different types not to mention styles and learn a bit about them!

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6 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 15 2009

Although the meeting at the beginning was a bit unorganized, the tour was fantastic! The guide was very knowledgable and provided lots of information and stories. It... continued

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5 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 29 2012

I enjoyed this walking tour recently on a sunny Sunday afternoon with a friend. The guide Mark does these tours with a limited number of people, capped at 12. I was at... continued

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30 events
5 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 10 2008

I would not recommend going to this event in sub-optimal temperature. The wind and cold air made it unbearable. We had to leave early. It is very interesting and worth the time, just go when its nice out.

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13 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

I've been wanting to take this tour since I moved to DC 7 years ago and am so happy to finally get it done! A fantastic tour - I've always loved the cathedral but I had... continued

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14 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

This was very fun. I only wish that we were told to bring binoculars and when I told the guide that we didn't, he would have told us about purchasing them inside for a nominal fee. I see now that "bring binoculars" has now been added to the site.

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5 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 26 2011

A delightful event! It was a beautiful, sunny, warm day, and that helped. The tour, the guide, gave us a wealth of information, about the architecture, the gargoyles,... continued

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8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
attended Jan 09 2010

Excellent tour for those new to DC or those who claim to be familiar with the fair city.

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13 events
4 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 31 2010

Excellent. Much more interesting than I anticipated. So glad that my husband and I went.

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8 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 09 2008

Good tour but bring binoculars!

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5 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Great and informative event. Bring binoculars. Mark, the guide, was well-informed and helpful.

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8 events
4 reviews
34 stars
attended Jan 09 2010

Great tour! Would recommend not going in January when the wind chill is 10 degrees! :) The tour guide is fun and informative. He patiently points out unique and hidden treasures at the Cathedral. Bring your binos!!

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Christina
6 events
4 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 31 2010

Great tour! Mark is very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend taking this tour. It is unfortunate that the church won't let Mark take the tour inside. There is... continued

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Goldstar Member
21 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 29 2012

Great tour of the gargoyles. Mark, the guide, knows his stuff and is engaging. Definitely a great way to get to know the "residents" of the National Cathedral.

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4 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 08 2008

I enjoyed the Gargoyle Who Ate DC tour, and was impressed with Mark's knowledge of all these wonderful carvings, and of the building of the cathedral in general. The name... continued

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6 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 27 2010

Mark was an outstanding guide, a most enjoyable and informative two hours. Although I am a native Washingtonian and a frequent visitor to the National Cathedral, I... continued

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4 events
4 reviews
9 stars
attended Apr 29 2012

Members of my family and I went on this walking tour. We all really enjoyed it. The weather was beautiful with enough sun for us to see the gargoyles clearly. Our... continued

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8 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 03 2013

Our guide, Mark, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He came with visual aids which added to our experience. He also had a camcorder on a tripod, so we had great... continued

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5 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 29 2012

The guide was great and was very patient in making sure you saw the gargoyles and grotesques he pointed out.

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