The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, is one of the world’s largest churches. Architecturally, it is notable as a combination of Romanesque and Byzantine styles. These pictures were taken May, 2003.
Basilica, from the Northeast
Dome and tower
Dome from below
the Great Upper Church, interior dome
Interior dome, detail
Organ pipes & hanging light
“Christ in Majesty”
Great Upper Church,
toward the rear
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