Franciscan Monastery


*The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in located in the Brookland section of N.E. Washington, D.C.  Here’s the Monastery’s Wiki page for info about everything there – the gardens, replicas of shrines in Israel and the catacombs in Rome, an archive and library, and more.

The Landscape Architect’s Guide to Washington, D.C. has this entry about the Monastery.

Visiting the Franciscan Monastery 

Open Daily 9 – 4:45. Blooms times by month listed here. The architecture is always worth a visit. In season there are garden tours.   Directions here.

Photos of the Franciscan Monastery Gardens are here on Flickr.


Franciscan Monastery by Month – Photos and Videos


Use arrows on the left and right to operate the slide show.


Use the arrows on the left and right to operate the slide show.

The Grotto

Click here for a video of the Monastery in May.

*All images, videos and text displayed here are the work of the independent, and not the responsibility of the Franciscan Monastery.

1 comment for “Franciscan Monastery

  1. March 12, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    Really enjoyed visiting here last May from Boston. I’m glad DCGardens has included it so others can find and enjoy it.

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