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Chicago Temple

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The Chicago Temple includes a ground floor sanctuary, leased office space and a small Sky Chapel that is located 400 feet above ground level.
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77 W Washington St, across from Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL 60602-2801
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-236-4548
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally discovered, during an aimless solo walk through the Chicago Downtown streets. This beautiful place has some stunning medieval stained glass styled paintings and an architecture which will remind one of the churches in Europe.. the peace and calm is going to hold you there...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Also known as first Methodist church. The entrance and interior are beautiful. It is the tallest church in America and they do a tour to the top but I was just to late.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This piece of living history is unique in the Chicago landscape. Visitors are welcomed warmly. The building at street level blends into the street scape, with a bank nestled into the corner storefront. When you find the church entrance, you step into a peaceful world...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

We loved the Chicago temple. I visited it solo and then went back with a friend who was working the first time I went. Very interesting tour and beautiful church. The temple in the sky is superb. Not to be missed!

Thank rob788
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I attended the early morning worship service while in town in vacation. I was welcomed and felt very comfortable joining the congregation in their beautiful sanctuary. The music and the sermon both blessed me. It was a great way to start my week!

Thank W1144MZmelissat
Reviewed February 26, 2018

What a lovely little tour! The tour is free and runs at 2pm everyday bar Sunday where times change to fit around the service. It’s actually a First United Methodist Church which was established when the first settlers came to Chicago. When the land became...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

The oldest church in Chicago and a beatiful place to visit. It's architecture and history are fun to learn about with a free daily 2 pm tour from Monday to Saturday, or Sundays after each service. A great place to view the city from it's...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I have based this church numerous times never realizing that the offered daily tours at 2:00PM (different time on Sunday). It is a unique church that utilizes their mixed use building in downtown Chicago. Their sky chapel is the focus of the tour and it's...More

Thank jipsy7497
Reviewed October 8, 2017

At 2pm daily a free tour starts. You meet in the main reception area a guide will come out to see you. Please please put a contribution in the box towards this wonderful place they welcome you with an open heart give you time and...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Beautiful church, open to the public; lots of carved wood and stained glass (with some scenes of Chicago) and a cross the KKK had burned, and they transformed it into an art piece. At 2 PM small groups can go in the elevator up to...More

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