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DC: National Cathedral Guided Tour

1. DC: National Cathedral Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in an intense concentration of 20th-century ornaments and architecture. Take a tour of the National Cathedral's interior with the assistance of an expert guide, who will let you in on the stories behind all of the building's hidden treasures. Experience the beauty of this medieval and Gothic building, which poses a striking contrast to the city's American-style constructions, standing out as a testimony of Washington DC's long and diverse history. Explore 231 stained-glass windows, an amazing collection of architectural and ornamental wrought iron, hundreds of works of hand-stitched needlepoint, and a blizzard of hand-carved wood and stone. Enjoy learning about the artists and the community that created this wonder.

DC: City Highlights Tour and Photography Class with Wine

2. DC: City Highlights Tour and Photography Class with Wine

Enjoy a wholesome adventure by taking a guided sightseeing tour to some of the major cultural and historic sites in DC. Then, learn all about film photography in an interesting class, where you'll get a wonderful insight into this traditional craft while sipping on a glass of wine. Start out by exploring the city, with visits to the US Botanic Garden, the Union Market historic district, the National Cathedral, the trendy Adams Morgan neighborhood, and the National Gallery of Art. Complement your experience by joining a 90-minute photography course, where you'll learn how to develop traditional film photography in a dark room and even take your developed image home. While you work on your photo skills, you can enjoy some snacks, wine, and other drinks.

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