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Exquisite

We were able to attend a wedding here and I was so impressed with all the details. Beautiful alter... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
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An absolute must on any visit

If you stop to see anything in Stanford’s campus, the Memorial Church is it. It is not only... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
J8494DQmarkh
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were able to attend a wedding here and I was so impressed with all the details. Beautiful alter with a dome of wood and lots of stained glass windows. Very intricate details inside. Wish I had more time to walk around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

If you stop to see anything in Stanford’s campus, the Memorial Church is it. It is not only breathtaking, it is a Holy place that is the center of life at Stanford.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

While the interior space is a lovely surprise for the eyes, don’t miss an opportunity to hear voices or an organ play in this acoustically elevated venue. Christmas Eve mass is one annual event that takes advantage of the voices of all in attendance, but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is such a Holy and sacred place. I always feel God's arms around me there. It so beautiful and invitng. I should go there more often when I'm in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The Stanford Memorial Church is a beautiful place on the campus. The murals are inspiring to look at and can keep you looking around for quite awhile. The scale and portion of the church are awesome.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Breathtakingly beautiful. Take a moment to enjoy the majestic architecture. Free sit for a while a meditate.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The church is beautiful, and I think the organs are a highlight. One is a reproduction of one saved during the Reformation.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

There are a few things to see in the university as a visitor, but this is the best of the lot. It offers the best things you see in churches: beautiful architecture and silence. The windows are quite colourful and truly spectacular.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely church built with sandstone. Inside their are many lovely stain glass windows. Outside the tiles are lovely with words like charity, hope , faith etc in nice design. Rodin statue near by. Wonderful

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Saw this as part of the campus tour. Beautiful stained glass windows and mosaic work on the walls. We went in very briefly for a glance as part of the walking tour.

Date of experience: April 2018
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