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St. Thomas Church

1 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
+1 212-757-7013
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An English Haven

We're not Anglicans but visited to experience Choral Eucharist and weren't disappointed. There was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
greatscot_oct2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
Great Church

Nice church surrounded by the city. Stop in have a look around and enjoy the stained glass and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Spuddler
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Charlottetown, Canada
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Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40 saints and bishops.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fifth avenue” (19 reviews)
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LOCATION
1 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
Midtown
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+1 212-757-7013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We're not Anglicans but visited to experience Choral Eucharist and weren't disappointed. There was a visiting Boys'/Men's choir from Denmark, whose singing was sublime and elevating. The congregation and clergy were warm, welcoming and caring of the community they seek to serve. The vicar's sermon...More

Thank greatscot_oct2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice church surrounded by the city. Stop in have a look around and enjoy the stained glass and architecture. Quiet place amongst the din of the city.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful and peaceful church on 5th ave. not filled with tourists like another church nearby. Beautiful carvings of saints behind the alter. Amazing stained glass windows. Talented choristers and organist. Even song is a delight. Undergoing the construction of a new organ at the...More

Thank expat-nomad
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and walked up inside and really liked the design. The location off 5th Avenue is also nearby tons of shopping and only a few blocks away from St-Patricks. Worth stopping by and snap a few pictures.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful church with an amazing stained glass display and inviting atmosphere. We attending an evening musical event which was excellent.

Thank Susan90405
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Words cannot describe how beautiful this church is. Such a masterpiece! Doesn't matter your faith preference you are welcome to go inside and enjoy the stunning architecture, beautiful stain glass and grandness of this structure. 5th Ave and W53rd street!

Thank crystalg2000
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Stunning architecture and design. One of many very beautiful churches in downtown Manhattan. Worth a look.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I commend anyone traveling to New York to visit Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue. The neo-Gothic architecture is exquisite. The choir of men and boys is sublime. For Anglican tradition at its best, take time to walk in the space to take a break from...More

1  Thank Nellie F
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I had heard the music was good here - but it is phenomenal. We went to the 8AM Easter Sunday service and were so happy we had made the effort. The boys and men choir was amazing. The brass ensemble took our breath away --...More

Thank SwimmerMom14
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Don't just visit this church, impressive though it is. Make sure you attend choral evensong at 5.30pm most days. Choral evensong is one of the highlights of the Anglican cathedrals and Episcopal churches but to hear it sung at St Thomas's Church is to ascend...More

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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HA60
20 January 2017|
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Response from badbaruch57 | Reviewed this property |
I assume yes but have no idea really. I m away from New York but can stop by there next week when I return and check for you. Did you call them up ?
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