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Fred W. Symmes Chapel

U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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Awe inspiring place

This location has been on my bucket list for a few years. I was so happy to finally be able to go... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Faith N
Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
Most beautiful place in Earth

I've been going to Pretty Place my whole life. This place is spiritual and stunning. Sitting... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Missy S
via mobile
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U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This location has been on my bucket list for a few years. I was so happy to finally be able to go. We arrived a few minutes after sunrise. It was PACKED. I knew it was popular but we couldn't even sit until a few...More

Thank Faith N
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Pretty Place my whole life. This place is spiritual and stunning. Sitting peacefully and taking it all in you automatically speak in whispers not to disturb the silence.

1  Thank Missy S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Was not disappointed by the simplicity and beauty of this chapel. We were very moved and the day was lovely. We were able to put the top down on the way back down the mountain

Thank Rd B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Get up early and go. Even before the sun breaks the horizon, the view will adjust your perspective in ways that are hard to describe. Then, when the sun actually appears and lights up the clouds, you will be glad you didn't hit the snooze...More

1  Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Honestly one of the most awe inspiring places i've been. Whether you believe in God or not, this place has Presence. Take some time to sit and just take it in. Words can't describe it and cameras can't capture it. The view, the peace...and I...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is my favorite place on earth. When I was a little girl, my Daddy cleared the way for power lines in the mountains, working for Duke Power. He came home from work one day and was excited to tell us at suppertime about this...More

3  Thank Lisa A C
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a chapel where people can get married with an awesome view behind the couple. Very beautiful setting, I wasn't a fan of all the plaques and religious icons, I thought they distracted from the natural beauty.

Thank AngieAndGeorge
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This glorious, amazing place is worth a special trip all its own. You have never seen anything quite like it no matter where you have traveled. The view of God's glory shines out before you from every point of this beautiful chapel. I could have...More

1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find the words, but this view is evidence off God's greatness. A perfect place for reflection, getting connected to your soul and basking in the peace and magnificence of the world.

1  Thank I9442OProbertr
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We drove up to the chapel for a quiet reflection on the inspiration our Dad was in our lives just after his passing 3 days prior. We arrived just before sunset and watched the clouds roll in. This is a special place and well worth...More

Thank allmaya
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Kristin B
5 October 2017|
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Response from allmaya | Reviewed this property |
Contact the YMCA that manages the property. They can fix you up with a spot.
Kristin B
24 September 2017|
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Response from Rd B | Reviewed this property |
Usually in late March or April here in the Carolinas.
Faith N
1 September 2017|
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Response from Ken J | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it is open dusk to sunset. Check the schedule by searching pretty place chapel. Look under chapel schedule. Sorry, I tried to attach the link but it wouldn't let me.