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The Episcopal Church of The Heavenly Rest

2 E 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-0603
+1 212-289-3400
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Peaceful spot in front of Central Park

It's pretty and quiet. I was especially impressed that there was a drop box for multi-day NY... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
cheribokern
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New Delhi, India
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Beautiful, massive church with Sunday night vespers service

The polyphonic music in a candlelit side chapel seems very medieval. Quiet and contemplative. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Sydele G
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26 Jul 2017
“Peaceful spot in front of Central Park”
3 Mar 2017
“Beautiful, massive church with Sunday night vespers service”
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2 E 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-0603
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2 E 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-0603
+1 212-289-3400
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It's pretty and quiet. I was especially impressed that there was a drop box for multi-day NY passes that hasn't been used up. I don't know how it works, but it seems like a great philanthropy!

Thank cheribokern
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The polyphonic music in a candlelit side chapel seems very medieval. Quiet and contemplative. Great way to start your week.

Thank Sydele G
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This church has the final resting place of the great silent screen movie star Gloria Swanson. Her ashes are housed in the crypt which is to the right down a flight of stairs as you walk in. Sometimes it is open and you can go...More

Thank AndrewBenson
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Church of the Heavenly Rest is an Episcopal church located just next to the National Academy Museum on 5th Avenue. Started in 1895 by Civil War veterans, the church moved to this present location in the 1920s. The nave of the church is neo-gothic...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The Church of the Heavenly Rest is big and beautiful and well worth a visit if you are up by the reservoir or the Guggenheim.

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