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Lovely historic church

We talked to a wonderful guide who was able to share a wealth of the history of the building and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Gianna G
Christmas in Old Salem - Home Moravian Church

When my family and I relocated to North Carolina, we had to find new holiday traditions. For us... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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Founded in 1800, this church contains the largest Moravian congregation in the world.
Winston Salem, NC
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We talked to a wonderful guide who was able to share a wealth of the history of the building and those who have worshipped there for hundreds of years.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gianna G
Reviewed September 20, 2018

When my family and I relocated to North Carolina, we had to find new holiday traditions. For us, this involved finding a church that reminded us of our old home church and how deeply it moved us during the Christmas season. Though we go to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dakohler
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were fortunate to be there when the Church was open for tours. You need to hear the Organ! Not a recording, it is the real thing. Much history here, be sure to follow the definition of "Choir".

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Open in the afternoons, the church is well worth the visit! The stained glass windows are beautiful and contemplative. Our tour guide shared the history of the building, their faith and the ministries of their congregation. Really enjoyable and the pipe organ is magnificent. Worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We had a wonderful tour of the church from a parishioner that gave us not only the history but stories to go with it. He helped us to understand the church today compared to the traditions we had heard about in other parts of Salem....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AdamL821
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The Moravian Church offers tours of its facility and the congregation member also provided a lot of history of the religion. The church is beautiful with the stained glass windows. The acoustics are great too as we were treated to hearing the organ play. If...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

The parishioner that day was very knowledgeable and gave very good information about the modern day Moravian Church.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helms4
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The Home Moravian Church is located just a block north (up hill) from Main Street in historic Old Salem. We were given a very nice impromptu tour by a friendly member of the congregation. Interesting history and beautifully maintained.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alan S
Reviewed March 30, 2018

The Moravians may be the oldest Protestant Christian church in existence, and their legacy lives on in Winston-Salem. Founded in 1771 at the heart of the Moravian village of Salem, NC, it is still a very active congregation. It is open to the public for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BStewart27
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Neat old church. Personifies the era. The guide and hostess were very friendly and accommodating. One of the buildings you can visit without buying a ticket.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Randy B
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