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The Holy City

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Great Place To Visit In the Lawton/Fort Sill Area!

If you are here for BCT/AIT graduation or visiting the Lawton/Fort Sill area, I highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
justrun14
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Lawton, Oklahoma
Holy City

It replica of the holy city was nice. It was a very hot day so we didnt climb the stairs to the... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Cozziemac
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262 Holy City Rd, Lawton, OK 73502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are here for BCT/AIT graduation or visiting the Lawton/Fort Sill area, I highly recommend visiting The Holy City! The chapel alone is worth the trip out there and they have a few other interesting areas to see. They have a small gift shop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank justrun14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place!! So much to see and learn about it. Appropriate for any age, very well take care and they have an event every year for Holly Week.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Debisita
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

My daughter, granddaughter and I were in Lawton OK for my grandsons graduation from boot camp, we all went to holy land and on the way you drive through a free range wildlife park Longhorns and buffalo are all along road right next to car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kconor09
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit. Walked around all the buildings, quite amazing how they were built. The gift shop was closed. My husband went several times to the show as a child and still talks about it. But we enjoyed just walking around. Some areas were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RonandJoan
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

When we arrived, there was weird music playing and the place felt kind of creepy. It didn’t feel religious at all. The buildings were neat in the way they were constructed, but it’s an odd place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnnM8085NC
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We didn't stay long due to time but there was instantly a feeling of reverence. It was well laid out with the various replicas you will recognize. You could imagine you were at the real locations. I wish we could have seen the play.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harley B
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I think it looks kind of creepy. The chapel looks weird. I’m catholic and you can’t compare that to any catholic chapels. We didn’t look at everything. We left after 10 minutes. It’s hard to describe, but it didn’t catch my attention at all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SaSu183
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

WOW what an amazing beautiful place. We can not wait to come back in April for the Play. I will be coming back time and time again. I am sad it took me so long to find this place. My kids were in aww over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christi S
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

It replica of the holy city was nice. It was a very hot day so we didnt climb the stairs to the top. The views great. I wish we were able to see the play!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cozziemac
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I actually remember the WMWR back when I was nine years old or so. I never got closer to The Holy City until today chasing a geocache. I went to their store and talked to two very charming people who worked at the store. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wyndyj
October 20, 2018|
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Response from Cozziemac | Reviewed this property |
You can get around, but it's rough terrain. The pathways are gravel/rock.
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John V
March 3, 2018|
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Response from michaeljones46 | Reviewed this property |
The Holy City, or Holy City of the Wichitas, as it is formally known, is basically a huge outdoor stage set. It is used to host the annual Easter Pageant that is held of course the night before Easter Sunday; on the... More
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bittersweet8248
April 7, 2017|
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Response from bc1952 | Reviewed this property |
The pageant is tonight at dusk. Bring folding chair and/or blankets. Gets chilly.lasts 2.5 hours. Water.
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