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I visited this beautiful church while touring around the city on my own last weekend. It is... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Larry W
Rochester, New York
Here Comes the Whole World!

What a great place to worship, to enjoy good music, and to people watch. This 19th century Gothic... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Palm Springs, United States
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405 W 59th St, New York City, NY 10019-1104
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I visited this beautiful church while touring around the city on my own last weekend. It is thoroughly worth a stop, as the building and its entire interior are gorgeous. Between the stained glass, the paintings and all the artifacts; just amazing. Please keep the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

What a great place to worship, to enjoy good music, and to people watch. This 19th century Gothic monstrosity reigns over Columbus Avenue on Manhattan's upper westside. Just a block from Columbus Circle's CNN Headquarters and Trump International Hotel, it is the same distance to...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a another church here. The architecture is beautiful. The interior is pretty but a bit dark .

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Recently went to a mass at this giant church on the upper West side of Manhattan. The building is huge and intimidating but lovely. It's a Catholic church whose mission is to reach out to the young, homeless and underserved. I definitely recommend a visit...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

My wife wanted to see this church because it is part of the “Stations of the Cross” project, and we had already visited two other churches. It has an attractive interior design, but a paucity of windows makes the choir a rather dark and gloomy...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We live nearby and love going to the many free concerts, especially the organ recitals. We bring our dog to the blessing of the animals. It is a delightful service and non-denominational --- including pet stuffed animals. The interior is lovely and very welcoming. They...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Glad the church doors were open! Was able to stop in for a bit to enjoy some quiet/prayer time. Small shop open too inside. Walking distance from the Lincoln Center

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We stayed a couple of blocks away so when walking by, we couldn't resist having a look inside as the exterior design was spectacular. And as expected the interior was no less impressive. Highly recommended

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a lovely church located near Columbus Circle and only a short walk from the Metropolitan Opera. I visited this church several times during my week-long stay in New York City. The church has many lovely features including a beautiful large floor mosaic made...More

Thank floyd s
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed mass at the church including their choir w organ. Lovely acoustics, celebrant was positive and made the flow of the service smooth and well timed. Choir and organist very good singing an anthem by Handel from The Messiah. Beautiful poinsettias added lovely color to...More

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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