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Moravian Church Square

Lititz, PA
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Lititz
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: The center for Moravian life and culture in Lititz, the square holds the Brother and Sister Houses (men and women were separated in the congregation)... more » Owner description: The center for Moravian life and culture in Lititz, the square holds the Brother and Sister Houses (men and women were separated in the congregation) as well as the original church, erected in 1787. « less
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Winchester, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

A good stop on your tour of Lititz. The museum and Mueller House were illuminating. The Moravians are a major part of the driving force that makes the Lancaster area what it is today.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It's a very pretty, picturesque square surrounded by a church, girls school and other buildings related to the Moravian community there but the buildings are not open to the public except for special events. Sometimes the church is open to have a look in, but there are no guided tours of the square, which is a shame.

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Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing the Moravian Church and the gift shop. The gift shop sells locally made crafts and donates the money to the Moravian mission. We started there, bought a few interesting and attractive items at reasonable prices, then were offered a tour of the church. I had never met a Moravian, didn't know the religion was active to... More

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Abbot
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were stopped by the display of flags in the Common for the Fourth of July Celebration... this is a photographer's stop. Because of the holiday none of the buildings were open, but there were signs and information boxes that offered some interesting information and forced some keep observation and awareness. Left feeling that a return visit might be interesting...

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a place of peace! This church is set in a picturesque town, has beautiful stained glass windows and is well worth visiting.

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S toms river
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful tour of the church and had many questions answered. Open only to public Fridays & Saturdays

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A quiet, beautiful place to walk or simply stop for a rest while visiting Lititz attractions. Love walking the pathways of the square anytime of year, but especially at Christmas time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is a very beautiul campus, the oldest women's boarding school in the country is here. We enjoyed the gift shop and the ladies of the shop were very informative about the Moravian traditions.

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Yucaipa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The tree filled Moravian Church Square has beautiful trees and sitting areas. The trees provide a beautiful contrast to the school (Linden Hall) and Church buildings found on the exterior of the square. Nice picture spot.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

For those of you wanting to really understand the Moravians, visit the archives (open Fridays and Saturdays). The docent will give you an excellent understanding of their philosophy and community in Lititz and around the world.

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