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“Amazing church built into the rocks!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chapel of the Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross
780 Chapel Road, PO Box 1043, Sedona, AZ 86339
928 282 4069
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Sedona Day Trip from Las Vegas
Ranked #6 of 38 Attractions in Sedona
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Mysterious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This chapel, located among dramatic rock formations, offers spectacular views, especially at sunset.
Yorba Linda, California
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“Amazing church built into the rocks!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We accidentally happened upon this church. I was driving down the road to see the adjacent rock formations and there it was. It is quite impressive and worth a drive to go see it!

Visited October 2013
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“Nice views, but don't expect too much”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This chapel is built impressively atop a rock formation with an amazing view of Sedona's famous red rocks. The architecture of the chapel is great, too, as it appears to be a part of the rocks rather than just resting on them, and the huge window in the apse maximizes the view that the chapel showcases.

Still, there's not much here. I didn't see any information about the chapel or its construction, and the chapel itself is tiny. It will take you longer to find a parking space and walk to the chapel than it will to actually visit it. It's famous and cool-looking and free to visit, but it's also crowded with visitors, which cuts down on any spiritual experience you might have. Spend a few minutes, marvel at the view and move on.

Visited November 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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“Nice view of the sunset”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is a nice place to wait for the sunset as you have great views of cathedral rock. They do have services if you are religous and would like to participate.

Visited October 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“A must-see for first time visitors to Sedona”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This beautiful chapel and the surrounding grounds offer fabulous views of the valley. I always take first-time visitors to Sedona here. The chapel itself is very peaceful. The gift shop is filled with Christian items from around the world, including a nice selection of nativity sets.

Visited November 2013
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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Very nice with beautiful views, I highly recommend a visit :) it's an easy walk up and the church itself is very calming!

Visited November 2013
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