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Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

9400 W Congress St, Milwaukee, WI 53225
414-461-9400
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Ranked #41 of 88 attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am not Greek but attended a funeral there and felt welcomed by everyone. I also had attended Easter Mass several years ago and found it just a beautiful.

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Obviously the Church is beautiful and a landmark. It is also a beautiful Divine Liturgy (normally at 9:30am). We decided to stay for the 'coffee hour'. It is in the fellowship hall/gym - the curved wood ceiling is more interesting than any gymnasium I've seen. Good coffee though they ran our a bit early. We felt very welcome - Emanuel... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We had the pleasure of touring the building when it was open for a festival a few years ago, and could not believe how beautiful this building is. If you get the chance to see it, don't pass it up. A marvel of modern design.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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256 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Once in awhile this church will be open to the public, or you can always attend their services. It's more interesting when they hold the Greek festival and have a guide tell you about how it was built. Of course it's Frank Lloyd Wright so it was built way over budget and after he was dead, but nothing was skimped... More

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WI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I liked to study the icons. The guide was very interesting. He told about the church services and the meanings of the icons and other religious sympols throught the church.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

I Live 5 blocks from here....all my life....and watched them build this marvel....met FLW in person.....this is one beautiful church....nice neighborhood.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We're Frank Lloyd Wright fans so went out of our way to get the Sunday services at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church as guests. The church is in an open space in an urban setting so it is easy to get a full view from the outside. It's a different FLW experience than his more prairie architecture--more like the ASU performance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Firstly, you need to read the other reviews with caution. The church is not 'round' but cruciform in shape if viewed from above. And the Greek Festival was moved off site years ago. However, this masterpiece, finished after Frank Lloyd Wright's death, is stunning. If you can get a tour inside, you will not be disappointed, the building is truly... More

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

This church is one of a kind. You won't see a church like this in a lot of places. Very famous designer...completely round and beautiful windows. It's nice to check out. They have a great greek festival during the summer...they now offer fish fry on fridays. Definitely look them up and see all the events they have.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

If you are interested in seeing a Wright classic church, take a tour. It is brief, but worth taking a look at if you like his style of architecture.

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