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Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

5755 S. Palos Verdes Dr. at Barkantine St., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
310-377-1650
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Type: Religious Sites
Description: Overlooking the Pacific coast, this beautiful church was designed by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Portage, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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14 reviews 14 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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Connecticut
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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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107 reviews 107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Solothurn, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Unfortunately (for me) there was a wedding party when I was there so I saw it only from outside, but then my host showed me pictures and it's beautiful!

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Palos Verdes, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This small church is mostly glass and looks out over the Palos Verdes coast line. A great place for a wedding!

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a lovely cozy church, with great views of the coast. It is a famous site for weddings. The architecture is lovely, and one gets a sense of being nestled in the trees.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a glass church overlooking the coast set in the middle of some trees. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's son. Architecturally it's very interesting, but there isn't really much to do here other than soak in the gorgeous coastline views. It's probably not a place I would go out of my way to visit, but if you... More

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Palos Verdes, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is one of the famous gems of our city, Rancho Palos Verdes. It lives up to it's reputation to please and provide beautiful views too. One of my daughters was married there for an unforgettable once in a lifetime (hopefully) event! It was just marvelous event and has impressed (us) over and over again with it's beautiful setting and... More

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