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St. Thomas Church

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Address: 1 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
Phone Number: 12127577013
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40...

Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40 saints and bishops.

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Splendid church

Located near Rockerfeller Centre dont miss a view of this splendid Anglican church, it is an architectural marvel

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Durham, Canada
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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located near Rockerfeller Centre dont miss a view of this splendid Anglican church, it is an architectural marvel

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Structure was amazing. They had a mass going on while we were there. Great place to get married in. There was people outside taking photo for their wedding photo...

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is made of real solid stones. The acoustics are incredible. They have a boy Choir parallel to the one in Westminster Abbey in London, and in fact the St. Thomas Boy Choir has been invited to sing in London. You must try and cat them sing. The voices are angelic.

Thank Scleiva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Whilst walking around in New York taking in the sights we stumbled across this church. It is amazing and well worth a visit if you like architecture.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Come here to seek piece and quiet from the crazy NYC streets. The church is spectacular and offers solitude from the crowds.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We didn't go inside St. Thomas' Church, we stumbled across it leaving The Rockerfella Centre, however, to see this beautiful church with stunning architecture amongst all the sky rise buildings was a delight to see. I can only imagine what it would look like at night, lit up

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Even if you just go in to see the stained glass windows, sculptures, soaring and intricate carved wall behind the altar, and their shiny new organ, you will be awed by the interior atmosphere of this majestic structure, suffused with the prayers of thousands. In the front on the right on the stone wall is a small sculpture of Christ... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

enjoy the architecture of this church. Have only seen it from the outside, but enjoy walking up to it ..

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had a truly unbelievable experience - even though the façade of this gorgeous church is covered for cleaning we had a magnificent service - orchestra, fabulous organ, boys choir and men's choir in that simply beautiful church is something not to be missed. Their choir voices are splendid. The whole service was ethereal - truly a rival for Canterbury.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The choir of Men and Boys at Saint Thomas Episcopal Church on fifth avenue is totally stunning. You would imagine you were listening to one of the best cathedral choirs in the United Kingdom. Make Evensong or a regular Choral service a must do on your next trip to New York City.

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