Religious Sites in New York City

Religious Sites in New York City, NY

Religious Sites in New York City

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  • stephens473
    Nottingham, UK349 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an incredible piece of history and so emotional.
    The only building in the area to escape with no damage not even a broken window.
    Such a focus of sanctuary on that terrible day.
    So much to see and absorb , well worth paying for a tour so you don't miss anything.
    Wow !
    Written November 30, 2023
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  • Ladyyy2013
    Grantham, UK224 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Close to the Twin Towers memorial. Historic church amongst the modern city buildings. Striking and historical. The cherub gate will please east Enders.
    Written December 7, 2023
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  • karenlig
    Yasuni National Park, Ecuador16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My friend heard about this, and it was never on my radar as someone who grew up in the area. The tour was amazing! Tommy was the best guide… Ever! Learned so much. My uncle was an altar boy here in the 40s and never knew about this history.great tour to kick off other sites and little Italy
    Written January 23, 2024
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  • Farwriter
    London, UK97 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I love visiting churches and cathedrals and this was one of the highlights of my visit to New York. The vast length of the nave is emphasized by it being empty of pews and the height of the columns was breathtaking. It was $15 to enter but I was there over an hour and a half, looking at everything and soaking up the atmosphere. I don't think I have ever been in such a quiet church - for somewhere so big and open to the public, you could hear a pin drop. So peaceful. The Chapels of the Tongues, dedicated to the different immigrant groups, were so beautiful I almost cried. The cathedral was started in the 1890s but built according to medieval methods. The ceramic tiled dome was just beautiful too - supposedly a "temporary" ceiling because the church is still unfinished and was intended to have a square tower over the crossing - who knows whether that will be done one day!

    I do agree with some other reviewers that the female security guard at the entrance was unnecessarily abrupt and unwelcoming, but the beauty of the church made e forget about her quite quickly!
    Written February 22, 2024
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  • Johnson Antoine
    Los Angeles, CA1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well, I went down there to sign up. I don’t know if they make a mistake or it’s just me tripping because I’m so ready to sign myself up to the new family that I’m looking at and his church pretty much they have Christ in there and by having Christ in there I know it’s godly loving people that’s inside of it and I want to ask this question in the middle of it I wanted to sign up for the member the lady only selecttwo strike on the paper and told me to sign my name and information but the regard of where you say, Mary and all the other information she asked me do I want to get baptized in the middle of it and I don’t know what should I sign those middle part or she just telling me that I was in approve I’m not trying to be on a negative tip. I was just wonderinghow to become a member I’m so I’m looking forward I’ve been a brace and when I’m feeling somebody let me know that did the application. Did your application reply the same way?
    Written February 6, 2024
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  • Harald Gracholski
    Cologne, Germany6,898 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The memorial at ground zero has left a lasting impression on me and only increased my sense of solidarity, even though I'm not an American or have any sort of deeper story or connection to the events, other than the common sadness and shock everyone felt around the world. I liked the quietness, the messaging and the symbolism of the memorial and felt the execution of it very dignified and tasteful.
    Written January 12, 2020
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  • JoeNathan9249
    Saint Paul, MN6,091 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning place - Almost 100 years old. One of the largest and most respected Reform Jewish Congregations in the US.
    Written April 6, 2023
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  • CasaHoffa
    Huatulco, Mexico12,105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Riverside Church is a magnificent structure and an inspiring house of worship, especially when they have the handbell and choir concerts. The Church is situated adjacent to a park along the Hudson River offering a wonderful sunny day outside venue.
    Written October 30, 2020
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  • glennsoe
    Oslo, Norway41 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was the first Church we've visited ever in New York and what a sight to be seen.

    I felt peace,quiet and comfertable here.

    Think I'll go there next time I'm in Town too..
    Written July 5, 2023
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  • Farwriter
    London, UK97 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just happened to walk past and went in for a look round. Suddenly the noise and sirens of Broadway were a thing of the past. A stunning interior, much of which is apparently made from plaster although it looks like stone. Same architect as St Patrick's Cathedral. There is a free pamphlet for a self-guided tour which gives history and points out details as you walk around the building.
    Written February 27, 2024
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  • m0ta17
    20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Super beautiful church, not crowded, really enjoyed it! Bit of a hidden gem considering its location.
    Written September 24, 2023
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  • therichastill
    Stevenage, UK2,706 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Central Synagogue in New York City is on Lexington Avenue in the Midtown area of Manhattan.

    From the outside it is a trying magnificent building with lots of intricate parts. It is really nice to admire.
    Written January 6, 2024
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  • Tony E
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing edifice on the Upper West Side. The church is an architectural jewel, with classic art work. However, the most attractive element is the care of the local clergy. Founded by Isaac Hecker, their sermons and liturgies are sensitive, contemporary, and engaging.
    If you wake up early while visiting Manhattan, and you would like to start your day off with prayer, consider a visit.
    Written January 3, 2024
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Church of Transfuguration is a strange looking building that sits amongst a lot of skyscrapers. It’s highly unusual.
    Written March 20, 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Mahayana temple is located at the entrance to Manhattan Bridge. The building is somewhat plain from the exterior. Worth a look inside.
    Written January 23, 2023
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