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Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

5755 S. Palos Verdes Dr. at Barkantine St., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Description: Overlooking the Pacific coast, this beautiful church was designed by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The the glass church is beautiful, and the surrounding landscape breathtaking. The staff at the visiting center were so happy and courteous. Love this place!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you're driving along the ocean in Rancho Palos Verdes, take a few minutes and check out this beautiful, tranquil small chapel. It's views and serenity are very special!

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Portland, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Definitely stop by if you're in the area. The chapel is tiny, but darling, and the location is beautiful. We roamed the grounds taking pictures and enjoying the serenity. It's easy to get in touch with your own spirituality while visiting.

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West Hollywood, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wayfarers Chapel is very close to the TERRANEA Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. It has been filmed for many soap operas as well as, I think, major films. It is a jewel ! Do NOT miss visiting this location.

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Got married here and this is a great place with a great view. Would recommend it to anyone. Staff is extremely helpful.

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Portage, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Your trip to Southern California has probably been busy and you've been in a lot of bustle and noise. Now you've gotten to a scenic drive on cliffs above the Pacific and you come upon this small lovely chapel set in So Cal vegetation, open to all. Since I lived close by for 20 years I've been there with visitors... More

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South Pasadena, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Don't miss this gem by Lloyd Wright. Beautiful grounds and stunning architecture! Overlooking Portuguese Bend with lighting designed by Eric Wright.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

It is a beautiful church. Lot of places to take pictures. The church itself is small but still beautiful. You can take pictures of the beach from the church and they look beautiful. Parking is ok. The shop does not have much stuff.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Service is held at 10am on Sundays. It's ecumenical in the Judeo-Christian tradition. I did not sense much emphasis on Swedenborgian philosophy. People were very nice, lots of families with kids and plenty of older people as well. Sit on the right if you don't want to get roasted by the sun. It was one of the highlights of my... More

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Bayville, New Jersey
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Worth a stop on the drive thru Palos Verdes. Went to see it to preview for our daughters wedding. This is a very popular place because it is so beautiful and has a great view. Designed by Lloyd Wright it is very picturesque and the structure is very unique. Really looking forward to the wedding there.

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