Venue Details

25 Star Starred
Northwest Washington, D.C.
Meets at the bust stop on Lych Gate Road near St. Albans School 3126 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, DC 20016
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1 review
1 stars
The weather was 40's, breezy, clear. I wore The entire tour is outside so it's vital to dress warmly if you're going during this time of year.
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Definitely bring binoculars or cameras with zoom functions. The carvings are up on the towers and buttresses so visual assistance is a must.
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"The Gargoyle Who Ate DC"
219 ratings
4.4 average rating
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9 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 27 2008

This tour gave GREAT information about the gargoyles, including how to look for the different stone-carvers' styles and a good bit of interesting history. We saw a lot of different carvings, and now can't wait to go back on our own to hunt for more!

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8 reviews
28 stars
attended Oct 31 2009

My husband and I would follow our tour guide, Mark, ANYWHERE. He is very well-informed and is happy to answer questions and give interesting responses. We went with a couple who have lived for over thirty years just a few blocks from the Cathedral...continued

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12 reviews
19 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

The tour guide never showed up. Waited 40 minutes. What a waste of time. Will never ever do anything like this again. Drove total of 65 miles with my daughter for a monumental disappointment. Requested a refund from Goldstar and still waiting for...continued

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Remember to bring your binoculars, so that you can see the gargoyles that lurk in the distance, and dress for the weather.

About the Ticket Supplier: Speed of Life Tours

Speed of Life tours are local and provide a fun and educational experience. They specialize in Washington, DC and New York City, but they also host tours in Philadelphia, Colonial Williamsburg, Amish Country and Civil War Battlefields.