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Duke University Chapel

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perfect for wedding

it must be a perfect place for wedding. many people take pictures here. It's close to the dining... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yuanxi Z
Amazing wedding venue

My son was married in the Duke Chapel a week ago. I have been to many weddings in a wide array of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jamesjcotton
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Located on Duke University's West Campus, Duke Chapel is as magnificent in structure as it is rich in ministry. Construction of the Chapel was begun in October of 1930 and completed two years later. During that time students continually congregated...more
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401 Chapel Dr, West Campus, Durham, NC 27708-9984
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Reviewed 6 days ago

it must be a perfect place for wedding. many people take pictures here. It's close to the dining halls

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son was married in the Duke Chapel a week ago. I have been to many weddings in a wide array of locations. This was the most amazing. And the planning support beforehand and on-site liaison that day were both great. Would strongly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that they call this place a "chapel" is beyond me. I think "Duke Cathedral" would be far more appropriate. This place compliments many of the ornate cathedrals found around Europe. It was free to enter which was nice. Inside has some amazing detail...More

Thank Bernie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful church. It has all the elements of a fine European chapel, like high ceilings with Gothic arches, etc.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Duke University's West Campus, Duke Chapel is as magnificent in structure as it is rich in ministry. Construction of the Chapel was begun in October of 1930 and completed two years later. During that time students continually congregated at the stonemasons' huts to...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great chapel architecture!! You can feel the spiritual presence of God inside with all its solemnity. The arches are so impressive...

Thank geal473
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blessed to be a part of family wedding here this summer. best part was a very well-timed thunder and lightening show during the ceremony lighting up the stained glass behind the altar. Surreal.

Thank travelersfromafar336
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for a summer service while school was not in season. Can't wait to return in the fall. This has been a special place for me when I am in Durham since I was a child. I am always rewarded by its beauty...More

Thank annf598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Duke chapel is work of art. The stained glass and architecture is stunning. If you are a church goer, try to attend their Sunday mass. They only offer it on Sundays at 11 am. Park at the covered lot adjacent to the chapel - it's...More

Thank PeaserBoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was privileged to walk through this beautiful church during the 2018 Duke Opening Commencement this August. I was beckoned from across campus by the bell tower, playing the Duke Alma Mater song and was not disappointed! The stained glass windows alone are worth the...More

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viveks335
December 16, 2017|
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Response from Terese C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the chapel is open to the public. We parked on campus within walking distance to the chapel and did not have to pay a fee.
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Karl M
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Monica D | Reviewed this property |
They went through extensive renovations and there are ramps (we used it for a baby stroller), but not sure if they are compelled to be ADA compliant with an elevator as they may be grandfathered as an historic site. We did... More
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Aurelia G
January 13, 2016|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Only fee would be parking.
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