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Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

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Address: 5755 S. Palos Verdes Dr. at Barkantine St., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
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+1 310-377-1650
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Overlooking the Pacific coast, this beautiful church was designed by the...

Overlooking the Pacific coast, this beautiful church was designed by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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My Home away from Home

I often come here as I was baptized 40 years ago. I'm blessed to have had the opportunity to become a part of my Christian faith. It over looks the beautiful pacific Coast and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jodee68
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Torrance, California
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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I often come here as I was baptized 40 years ago. I'm blessed to have had the opportunity to become a part of my Christian faith. It over looks the beautiful pacific Coast and a view of Catilina island. They have a great gift shop full of spiritual items. They also have a serene garden. I walked inside of the... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most beautiful chapel in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. I make sure whenever I have guests that they visit this chapel and it is just down the road from a spot to watch the whales from the cliff top.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we have friends or family visit we make it a point to stop at wayfarers chapel. The view is incredible, the well thought out gardens (a planting representing each state) and the design that Wright created showcases the trees in the main window. It is a stop that should not be missed. AND if you are lucky enough to... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Within this glass temple you view the trees and the ocean. A great place to experience and to meditate

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for a quick walk and beautiful views. Great location to highlight the peninsula. Pick up the paper that explains all about the architecture.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Wayfarers is a glass chapel nestled in a grove of redwood trees on 3.5 acres of landscaped gardens, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Wayfarers is listed in the US National Register of Historic Places. Located on Palos Verdes South in Rancho Palos Verdes, California - between San Pedro and Redondo Beach. Wayfarers blends into the... More 

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Beautiful place for peace and quiet. The grounds are fabulous as are the views. The building was done by Lloyd Wright and worth the view. You feel so cradled by the trees overhead that can be seen through the roof. We went for the renewal service on New Year's Day and it was special. You write up your resolutions and... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The chapel and the grounds are beautiful! The view of the Pacific Ocean is great! The people in the gift shop are very helpful and very knowable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This chapel is stunning. Rustic, charming and incredible views of the sea... I've been many times for special occasions and this place is a beauty.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

With two daughters who are big fans of the former Fox hit, the OC we had to stop at the Wayfarers Chapel during a recent visit to the LA area (many of the scenes were shot nearby and the chapel was the site for a wedding in one of the early seasons of the show). We found the chapel quite... More 

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