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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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attended Aug 21 2010

Please note that the National Cathedral has a tour of the gargoyles for $10 for adults and $5 for children less than 12-this is not the same tour. However, this tour was... continued

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attended Aug 10 2008

REALLY an interesting tour not only about the gargoyles but also about the history of the building of the cathedral. Most enjoyable!!

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attended Jan 09 2010

The information covered was fantastic for history buffs or merely people off of the street, but I was surprised to learn that the tour was not affiliated with the... continued

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attended Apr 29 2012

The tour guide was knowledgeable but without having binoculars or a camera with a zoom lens, it was impossible to see what he was discussing. He should have a pair to share.

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Michelle
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attended Oct 06 2013

The tour guide was very knowledgeable. I would take a tour with the same guide again. The group was small and because of that it was easy to hear the guide and be... continued

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attended Nov 03 2013

The tour guide was very knowledgeable. The experience was just as advertised. I would suggest bringing your own binoculars, although the tour guide was nice enough to... continued

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attended Aug 09 2008

The tour was great! Mark was very knowledgeable about the gargoyles and the Cathedral in general. The weather was also perfect (warm but not too hot and not raining).

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attended Apr 08 2012

These events are always interesting and a learning experience. I did not bring a pair of binoculars which was a mistake, but even with binoculars some were having... continued

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V
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attended Aug 21 2010

This is a very interesting tour. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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attended Mar 04 2012

This is a gem of a tour with an extrememly knowledgable guide. It is fun to see the gargoyles (many of them quite humorous) and hear their back stories. We thoroughly... continued

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attended Jul 16 2011

This is such a GREAT walking tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of the Cathedral, as well as the names of the carvers and dates... continued

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attended Jul 16 2011

this was an informative introduction to the gargoyles and grotesques of the national cathedral. however, if you do not have binoculars or a zoom lense on your camera, as... continued

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attended Mar 29 2008

Thought Mark did a great, great job. Very informative, enthused and really cared about the folks in his group.

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attended Sep 19 2009

Tour guide extremely knowledgeable and made it fun. Be aware, tour is outside only and done from ground level, just walking around outside of cathedral. Even so, I got... continued

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attended Aug 20 2011

Tour guide Mark gave us a delightful summer's evening, leading us around all four sides of the magnificent Gothic-style National Cathedral for a fascinating look at a... continued

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attended Mar 04 2012

Tour guide, Mark, VERY knowledgeable about the sculptures and sculptors. He was very interesting in his presentation, and personable with the group. Would love to do a... continued

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attended Mar 01 2008

Tourguide was very informative and had lots of interesting stories. Totally sold me on the idea on going back for a different tour. Wish it wasn't so cold.

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attended Jun 25 2011

Very engaging presentation. Especially enjoyed 7 pm start time since summerl light was terrific and allowed us to see some gargoyles not otherwise very visible. Would highly recommend to others!

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attended Sep 14 2008

Very informative guide. The gargoyles were really interesting. I would recommend this tour to others. Be sure to bring binoculars.

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Bev
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attended Aug 15 2009

Very knowledgeable guide. Learned a lot! Bring binoculars and if in summer, sun hat, sun screen and water

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