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Alexandria's Christ Church

118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
+1 703-549-1450
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118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Fascinating historical Church which is still very active in Alexandria. It was the Church of George Wadhington and Robert E. Lee and has been attended by many US presidents as well as Winston Churchill. Small, charming and a must to see in Old Town Alexandria.

1  Thank mbenghauser
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is much more than just walking in to see the pew where George Washington's family sat for services. Thanks to the exceptional volunteer docents, this is about the history of our country and the general Alexandria area. It's about the colonial perior of our...More

2  Thank itinerary_queen_pa
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Docent Dan gave us a great tour and historical talk about Christ Church, its origins and the prominent folks who called this church "home", i.e. George Washington and Robert E. Lee. It was fun to sit in the same pew as George Washington did and...More

1  Thank jandago
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very cool old building and grounds. The church has services on Sundays! Great history and great stop. Cool building, grave areas are very cool. A must see.

1  Thank bahutch
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My husband and I were in the area and wanted to stop by. We were not able to take a tour due to time restraints, although the tour guide was there. The church was serene and well maintained. It looks just like the pictures posted...More

2  Thank Kathleen Rene
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Must see if you are in Alexandria. So much history. Let me just tease you. One side is the Washington side (George) and the other side is the Lee Side (Robert E.) And it will all make sense as well as the story of Alexandria....More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was my favorite tour. Enter the church cemetery and see the remains of what the federal soldiers left behind in the cemetery. (They pulled up the markers and used the slabs for cooking, hence the scorch marks on the tombstones.) Then enter the church...More

2  Thank Angela H
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This church was so fantastic! Our tour guide Kent, was very well informed and gave a great tour. It was a pleasure to learn even more history about this lovely little town, Alexandria. We even got to sit in George Washington's pew! I highly recommend...More

1  Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Original traditional church with lovely pews. Pretty external grounds too. Worth a visit. (We followed walking tour in visitor guide with led us there).

1  Thank whitefamilyvacations
Reviewed 26 March 2016

What a wonderful place to visit! It is so peaceful and it is wonderful to think of all the famous people who have worshiped here, such as Washington, Churchill and Roosevelt. The old lady at the door was friendly and welcoming too. I'd recommend you...More

1  Thank ScottishTemplar
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Dawn B
28 October 2017|
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Response from Jonmun | Reviewed this property |
Radical leftists running the church wish to erase history. Utterly shameful that the first President of the United States who attended services here for 20 years would be disrespected. I will never set foot in this church... More
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kgmorgan54
22 April 2017|
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Response from newjersey123 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking, We walked from our hotel. Another option is using the free trolley that runs up and down King Street and walking about two blocks.
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