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Address: 7777 South Lewis, Tulsa, OK 74171
Phone Number: 918-495-6161
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Praying Hands and More

In the evangelist University some interesting attraction. Look at the architure of many buildings – very impressive There is the biggest statue of Praying Hands In the middle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ram.dr. D
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the evangelist University some interesting attraction. Look at the architure of many buildings – very impressive There is the biggest statue of Praying Hands In the middle of the university a garden for meditation must also visit the praying tower(Tu - Sa 10 am - 3:30 pm, Su 12:30 - 3:30 pm) next to the garden

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home to students from all 50 states and 83 foreign countries ORU offers more than 65 undergraduate majors, 14 master's-level programs, and two doctoral degrees. I was privileged to attend the 50 year ORU anniversary celebration dinner this year. ORU's future looks very bright. ORU graduates have something to be very proud of. As a tourist, visit the 200 foot... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

One of the top tourist stops in Oklahoma. I recommend the prayer garden and a visit to the prayer tower. Although the "City of Faith" hospital is no longer a part of the campus, it is worth visiting next door. Ride the elevators up to near the top for a breathtaking view of south Tulsa.

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Thank Jan P
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Oral Roberts University has amazing buildings to visit, such as Christ's Chapel and the Prayer Tower. People flock daily to take pictures at the Praying Hands, as well. Don't miss going up to the top of the Prayer Tower (closes at 5 and sometimes closed - check first) for an awesome view of South Tulsa at 360 degrees. Taking in... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

While on a bus tour with the senior citizens, we visited the Oral Roberts Prayer Tower. The grounds were very nice with beautiful Pansies and sitting areas. The inside had a prayer room. There was an interactive screen where you could receive more information about the university. We were taken upstairs where we could look out over the university. We... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The university's grounds are enhanced by unique modern architecture. The structures are not in pristine shape but are certainly worth a look. It only takes a few minutes to walk around the campus.

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Harare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I have always wanted to visit ORU....it was more than I expected!!! Clean! Personally I have no words to express how I felt and still feel. I have visited twice!!!

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Thank AnnahMatt
Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

We just drove through to see the praying hands. Very moving and far more impressive in person than in the pictures. Worth the visit of you happen to be driving by.

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Thank Liz D
Edmond, United States
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Graduated from ORU in '74. Since then the grounds and buildings had run down but now looks better than ever. Has been especially spruced up for 50th Anniversary celebrations, of which I attended a couple. People visit ORU for various reasons. If you're simply curious and have an hour or two, you might want to sit in the prayer gardens... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I live close to ORU. I enjoy driving past the campus. There are some areas that could use some updates, but it shows a significant part of Tulsa's history.

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