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Mt Olivet Baptist Church

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Apr 30, 2018
“Wonderful experience”
Oct 22, 2017
“Bypass it! But history was amazing.”
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 hours in this church: they were awesome. They have many chorus, they sang a lot of song. Photos are not allowed.

Thank Alice D
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

I look through my pictures and this church was earlier build for the Jewish synagogues before it was taken over by the Church in 1920s after it was built in the 1900s. Remarkable history to read about. When you pass it accidentally, now after going...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed December 27, 2016

The church was packed.... the performance was due to begin at 11am... the sound system was still being set up after 11...and technicians fiddled around for well over a half hour while the choir stood around onstage in disarray. We wanted inspirational music of faith...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We came here December 24th 2016 when we arrived the music wasn't set up. We waited for 50 min for them to finish the set up and start singing. The musicians and singers did not go along together. Drummer was awful. They sounded like they...More

1  Thank Veronica H
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Sunday worship and were cordially welcomed. We felt very included in the service even though we were there mostly for the gospel and couldn't call ourselves frequent church-goers. We were specifically addressed and blessed by the pastor. The gospel was great....More

Thank Anton B
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Recently visited Mt Olivet Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. A church that is synonymous with the African American heritage of Harlem, this is a special place to go to. Recommended!

1  Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed March 1, 2015

Instead of paying tickets to go to a Gospel show I recommend to go to a real church and experience a real service. Everybody is welcome to Mount Olivet Baptist Church. We are not regular church visitors but felt very welcome and there was a...More

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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