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Chapel of the Holy Cross

780 Chapel Road, PO Box 1043, Sedona, AZ 86339
928 282 4069
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Ranked #7 of 57 Attractions in Sedona
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Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Mysterious Sites
Description: This chapel, located among dramatic rock formations, offers spectacular views, especially at sunset.
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Concord, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Drivers need to drop off people, and park elsewhere. I'm Catholic and was a bit dismayed at everyone walking around talking inside the chapel with little regard to it being a church, but it was still inspiring. The views on the path, and up near the church are fantastic

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful church set on a hill with beautiful red rock scenery. You will feel at peace and welcome here.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth a quite drive up the hill to see this place. Beautiful but simple in setting built into side of mountain with fantastic views of red rock mountains all around

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Cortez, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Little touristic but views are beautiful. One wonders how they could build it here. Be aware that it gets quite busy up there, which somehow does not really match with the fact it is an active church.

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Blanchester, Ohio
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

It was well worth the drive from where we were staying. You may have to walk a little ways depending on how full the parking is. We enjoyed the view from inside the chapel as well as outside. The history of the chapel was interesting to learn about.

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Waco, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This small modern chapel tucked into a massive red rock cliff face was built in 1956. This award-winning modern architectural structure has now been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The views of Sedona are stunning but the vista from inside the chapel through the massive altar cross is awe inspiring. Worth a special trip to experience it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Who knew you could build a church right into the red rocks? Beautiful! I was told they used to hold actual services at the chapel. I really wish I could have been to one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The trip up there is more than worth it. Wear light clothes, comfortable shoes (you will need to walk up hill) and go to the restroom ahead of time because you will not find a nice one close to the Chapel. Bring water (just in case) and find out the hours (open and close) before you go up there. Relax... More

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Oceanside, Ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Because I had a foot injury and could not do any real hiking, aside from a Pink Jeep Tour, this is the only site we toured. We are not sorry! It is just incredible to see this structure amid the rocks. When you pull up, do not park at the first section on the right. Drive past the Chapel and... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A must see when traveling through Sedona. Enjoyed the views and going through the gift shop. Park as close as you can because the hill is very steep to walk. Volunteers were available the day we visited to take you up in golf carts.

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