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Trinity Church

545 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #49 of 212 Attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: This National Historic Landmark, one of America's great buildings, was built in 1877 by architect H.H. Richardson.
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Makati, Philippines
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This is a very nice church with awesome architecture. I love how its shadow reflect on the building beside her. So fantastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

If you're a stained-glass lover, you MUST see Trinity Church. There's a guide book/map that the church provides with all kinds of information about the artist and his work, and the titles of all the window scenes, but that's all head stuff. The real magic is in your heart when you see the colors. The colors, the colors, the colors!... More

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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

After visiting 8 or 9 other churches in Boston, the timing was finally right to visit Trinity Church that we were coveting over a couple days. We entered only to be told that we had to buy a ticket to just look around! I can see making a donation, which we would have done easily, but we had to buy... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This gorgeous church sits on 4,500 pilings that are kept under water in the Back Bay which is on landfill. Built in the late 1800s, it is on par with the magnificent churches of Europe. Take some time out from the hustle and bustle of the Back Bay to enjoy the beauty, quiet, and solitude of this church, There is... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This really needs to be a MUST for any visitor the Boston. It was the first congregation in Boston and the current building designed by Henry Hobson Richardson is one of the most exquisite Churches in the country!

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Derby, Kansas
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As beautiful as Trinity Church was from the outside, it would have been nice to see the interior. It doesn't make sense to me when churches charge admission for entrance. That is an added expense for a family wanting to appreciate the beauty of a place of worship.

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Mexicali, Mexico
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is candy for architectual/historic geeks, and im sure they would happily pay the visitor's fee, but oh no not me. Yet the most impressive stained glass windows that i will ever see in my life.

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Brooklyn, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This Victorian Episcopalian church is located across a green from the Boston Publc Library, also a landmark. It is an architectural masterpiece and is often visited by architects for inspiration. The interior is beautifully decorated, with brilliant stained glass windows (some by American master John LaFarge), and the exterior is charmingly European in style. You can visit and guide yourself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stunning church inside and out. A must see. The detail of everything is absolutely incredible. Copley Square is amazing, Public Library right across the street is a must see as well.

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Charging to enter any place of worship is so wrong in so many levels, everyone turned around and walked out. Its beautiful from the outside but once you seen the Vatican,hard to even hold a candle to anything else ☺️..... Oh and that is free entry.

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