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Crystal Cathedral

Address: 12141 Lewis Street, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone Number: 714 971 4000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed star.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Discovered it by accident whilst walking down to the Orange Outlet Mall from our hotel. It really is stunning and very beautiful!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Interesting to see how the Dr. Robert Schuler Chrystal Cathedral is being transformed into the new Christ Cathedral of Orange County. It's worth an hour visit at this time to see what is planned for the future.

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We passed the Cathedral on the way to the nearby Outlet Markets and thought it looked spectacular. On the return to our hotel, we stopped and walked the grounds, taking some photos. Our sons sat at the foot of a Jesus statue and we were chastised by ground security for doing so. So much for Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, "Let... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were excited to see the Crystal Cathedral up close. I'd seen it many times on tv but it's even more beautiful in person. We couldn't go in because it was undergoing some renovations at the time. Gives us reason to return and something to look forward to another time when we can take the tour.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Having grown up frequently hearing my Mom listening to Reverend Robert Shuller's Hour of Power, I was really looking forward to visiting The Crystal Cathedral when I had this chance, being in the area for a convention. But was very disappointed to arrive to find the cathedral currently gutted for renovations and closed to visitation. An impressive fully attended service... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place was ok I was expecting a lot more scenery but for the most part a nice view, but I have to say the crystal tower was a gorges sight. Overall satisfied.

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Cairo, Egypt
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49 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Truly stunning architecture! A marvel to look at. Lovely walks around it. It was on our way to and from places. If it wasn't I doubt we would have been especially to see it though but only because there are so many things to do in the area.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A great place to stretch your legs in beautiful weather. Great for those interested in architecture. Free parking. But not worth going out of your way for... to me, a bit gaudy. Toddler Jesus in bronze? I'm not so sure this is classic art.

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Miami
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

if you are on the road in California or even visiting Disney stop by and check this architectonic wonder...its just amazing !!! no words to describe it...just go...

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The Crystal Cathedral has now been changed to The Christ Cathedral. Unfortunately Dr Schuller (founder of the Crystal Cathedral) was forced to sell this magnificent property and it was purchased by the Catholic Church. Having said that, we were given a tour of these premises by a lady called Pat who was absolutely brilliant. She showed us all around and... More

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