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Old South Church

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645 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2804
+1 617-536-1970
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645 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-2804
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outside a really magnificent architecture, inside you'll love the glass paintings, not as prestigious as the big European cathedrals but sure a historic sight of Boston.

Thank willyoutravel
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Very different from the Old North Church, but equally beautiful and set amidst the cubbub of busy Boston. As soon as I stepped inside, I couldn't hear any of the noise from the streets, and there's a little more room to explore than the older...More

1  Thank Nicki S
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

.... what a lovely old church with neat stained glass windows but the real treat was the wonderful organ music.

1  Thank Graeme M
Reviewed May 18, 2017

It took a special place to get me back as a regular church goer, and Old South Church is just that kind of special place. The historic church with Rev. Nancy Taylor as it's lead, proclaims to welcome everyone, and they practice what they preach....More

Thank krapug1
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful historical church in Boston's Back Bay. Wonderful architecture and details. Also, many other places to see in this area: Copley Square, Copley Place, Boston Public Library, The Prudential Center, Newbury street and much more.

1  Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed April 25, 2017

The Gothic Revival Old South Church – also known as New Old South Church or Third Church – is located in Boston's Back Bay adjacent to Copley Square; it is a historic United Church of Christ congregation first organized in 1669. Persons interested in religion,...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Attended the blessing of the athletes there for the past 2 years. What a welcoming congregation! Lovely church and music. The message and spirit there is amazing. If I lived in Boston, this would be my church.

1  Thank tmrc55
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Attended the blessing of the athletes service and so glad I did. The building is beautiful. The music was wonderful and the congregation was very welcoming to visitors. I hope to return someday.

1  Thank Leslie C
Reviewed March 14, 2017

While on a recent visit to the Boston Public Library, I decided to finally stop into this church. As I looked at the beautiful architecture and stained glass windows, I wondered what had taken me so long. The building is from the 1800s, but the...More

1  Thank Eeepee98
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The outside architecture is beautiful/unique and very picture worthy. The inside contains beautiful stain glass windows. Entrance is free and the time spent to visit this church is well worth it. Also be sure to visit Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library all across...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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