Explore Baltimore: Baltimore Basilica
October 25th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Where: 409 Cathedral Street
As one of Baltimore’s most historic and beautiful building, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a must-see while in Baltimore. This Basilica was built in 1821 and renovated in 2006, creating the amazing neoclassical architecture that stands there today. Although the architecture of the building is a sight to see, there are so many other cultural attractions to Baltimore’s Basilica. They have educational guided tours, which feature the upper levels of the church, a museum full of the history of the Basilica, and a prayer garden. All these destinations within the Basilica match the beauty of the building itself. So request your tour here and enjoy the aesthetic and cultural beauty of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary!