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Oral Roberts University

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7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
+1 918-495-6161
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summer abandoned but lovely to walk around

It was summer when we came here so no one was around, but the praying hands were interestng. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Normay W
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Sherwood Park, Canada
Wow !

Had to visit and see for myself. Wow, that is a great piece to stand and admire. Great work that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TinVet
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Otago Region, New Zealand
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7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
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"prayer tower"
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"praying hands"
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"futuristic buildings"
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"pretty campus"
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"mid century"
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"amazing architecture"
in 3 reviews
"on wednesdays"
in 2 reviews
"prayer garden"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful walk"
in 2 reviews
"ask questions"
in 2 reviews
"different buildings"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
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"tulsa area"
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"oru"
in 39 reviews
"chapel"
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"school"
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"biblical"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was summer when we came here so no one was around, but the praying hands were interestng. It's too bad we couldn't get into the visitor's center. I think it would have given a lovely overview of the park. Beneath the visitors center is...More

Thank Normay W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to visit and see for myself. Wow, that is a great piece to stand and admire. Great work that went in and a pat on the back for the artist. Gardens looking great looking gardens. Missing NZ flag.. Must visit. Free parking.

Thank TinVet
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jetsons-esque architecture is cool on this campus - it looks like a retro Vegas casino or something. But you must stop at the praying hands and take a selfie or two. They're ginormous! So grab your pic, giggle at the goody buildings, and move...More

Thank Brandi K
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Awesome Space Age Jetsons style architecture here !!! Beautiful landscaping. Peaceful and quite atmosphere !!!

Thank crush4me
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Didn't tour the school or anything, we just drove by the hands at night. Still pretty neat. Wanted to check them out. Glad we did.

Thank Fredzky
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

If you are in line with the beliefs supported by this university and its TV programs... you may want to go there -- as a pilgrimage... If you are on the other side of the fence... stay away

Thank MarcinDrP
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Stopped at the Praying Hands for about 10 minutes to take some pictures and yes, pray. What an amazing site.

Thank Windsurferguy01
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

I have found ORU a very friendly environment beginning from the Admissions team to the faculty members and students. The environment is very conducive for studying. I am impressed by the amount of books in their library and even more by their librarians who are...More

1  Thank samkibisu
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

ORU was started by Oral Roberts who was a famous evangelist. Oral Roberts saw there was a need for spiritual healing and physical healing so he also started a hospital. The sporting events are always a crowd-pleaser at the University. You can receive some outstanding...More

1  Thank Sue W
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Once a great facility the Mabee Center is antiquated & dirty. Pros: Easy access from major streets & spacious parking, even for the handicapped. The outside, entrances, lobbies, & halls are clean & spacious. Cons: Seats in the basketball arena are filthy - the plastic...More

Thank TomFromTulsa
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