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“Scenic Wedding Mill” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
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Owner description: Overlooking the Pacific coast, this beautiful church was designed by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Scenic Wedding Mill”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2011

Architecturally significant tiny chapel that functions as a local wedding mill. Beautiful view overlooking Abalone Cove.

Visited August 2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2010

Not only have I visited and re-visited this architectural wonder, but my husband and I got married at the Wayfarers Chapel in 2006. The visions of Frank Lloyd Wright are clearly visible in every piece of this building and it's surrounding property. Nestled in the hills not far from other touristy items, the Wayfarers Chapel provides a quiet respite away from the hustle and bustle. Take the time to just sit inside the main Chapel and watch how the light dances across the building. Nature's beauty is all the decoration this Chapel needs and it has plenty both inside and out. The grounds are pleasantly manicured and the rose garden is gorgeous when it's in bloom. As far as our wedding went - the staff had their act together. There were no hitches and we had a fantastic wedding.

4 Thank Sheeba912
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61 reviews
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“Inspiring beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2009

This architectural jewel, all glass & wood, sits overlooking the rugged coastline of Palos Verdes, and is used for religious services and weddings, but is open for tourists. The gardens, fountains, reflecting pools, endless fragrant rose bushes make for a peaceful, thought-provoking meditative walk. Surrounded by trees, the views from the hillside change with the weather.... fog-shrouded like a Japanese painting, or radiant with color on a clear day. I think attending a church service would be profoundly beautiful, with the sun coming through the all-glass Chapel. Wayfarer's Chapel is a must-see for those of any and all faiths.

2 Thank sandytravelbug
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“A Place of Beauty and Clarity to Sing a Wedding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2009

I was asked to sing a song in the wedding ceremony for a young couple who after twenty years found each other again. The Chapel is an awesome setting for the momentous and deeply personal exchange of wedding vows. The view of near trees and garden and distant ocean and clouds somehow focused attention on the here and now of their decision. And the glass enclosure (or non-enclosure) contained and clearly and warmly directed the music (and my song) to all therein.

1 Thank HelloImMike
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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“Beautiful View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2008

An absolutely beautiful chapel--the architecture is amazing. Not just for church-goers, but for those who love architecture also. It was a beautifuly clear late December day with a great view through the trees of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Take a few minutes to see the grounds. Quiet and Peaceful--enjoyed it thoroughly!

3 Thank osusieq
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