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Cathedral of the Pines

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Address: 10 Hale Hill Road, Rindge, NH 03461
Phone Number: 603-899-3300
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Peace, Pride and Serenity

There are so many heartwarming reviews. My dad passed away from injuries from WW2 in 1950. I have visited his grave often but when I discovered Cathedral of the Pines I truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2016
Bruce M
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Winchester, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I first visited this beautiful site 53 years ago. It was very inspirational, as tall pine trees formed the "walls" of the cathedral. Today, most of the trees are gone (supposedly due to an ice storm), and the pews are in an open area. The view of the mountains is still beautiful, but the site is no longer merged with... More 

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Thank entropy71
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

There are so many heartwarming reviews. My dad passed away from injuries from WW2 in 1950. I have visited his grave often but when I discovered Cathedral of the Pines I truly rediscovered him. This is like a portal where God, in all his/her names, meets with Mother Nature and those who have died while striving to keep this Peace... More 

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

looking for place to do sun sets or sunrises. Very clean area and trails and paths very nice. Tall trees not sure good for sunrise.

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Thank racepics
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is definitely a warm weather site. While there is a meeting house, the main attraction is the outdoor cathedral and the gardens. Best viewed in late spring or summer. Popular site for weddings. Memorial to a fallen soldier from WWII. Open to the public.

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Thank Tom U
San Diego, California
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376 reviews
286 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This was an oft-visited place of my adolescence. It is so quiet and peaceful here with views that on a clear day go on forever. Their stone altar is so beautiful!

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Milford, New Hampshire
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

My husband purchased a new touring motorcycle and we have been getting in some local sights. The last day trip we took was to Cathedral of the Pines. The views were spectacular on Mount Monadnock and the grounds were immaculate. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sarah V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

This place is a must viset the view of tge mountain s the history of the plase this place is well cepped up tge flowers tree s gardons just so pease full LOVE THIS PLASE wish I could get here moore ofton a MUST IF YOUR NEER RIDGE WELL WORTH THE VISET :-):-):-)

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Temple, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a beautiful site, and very moving. While many, many trees were destroyed in the 2008 ice storm, the replanting and redesigning of the space is artful, and the Cathedral is still worth a visit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

wonderful tribute to veterans- grounds are beautiful and peaceful- enjoyed the history of the serene place

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Always a serene and thoughtful location. I wanted to visit again after 35 years and so glad we made the journey. An outdoor church service was a highlight on a beautiful Sunday morning. The meditation gardens are lovely. Seems there are many weddings taking place at this location and such a nice spot for a bride and groom.

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