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The First Church of Christ, Scientist

210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3012
+1 617-450-2000
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Construction Zone

We walked through some pretty industrial stuff on our way back to our hotel. There was a big... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Good for a quick visit

Came here to see the mapparium but stopped in for a quick visit to the church. The pipe organ is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
new jersey
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The Plaza is located in the heart of Boston and includes beautiful buildings and gardens, a fountain, reflecting pool, and more.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good57%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pipe organ” (5 reviews)
210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3012
Back Bay
+1 617-450-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked through some pretty industrial stuff on our way back to our hotel. There was a big building to the left and cement to the right.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to see the mapparium but stopped in for a quick visit to the church. The pipe organ is magnificent and the domed ceiling is beautiful. The old building in front is beautiful as well. Unfortunately, the grounds are under construction so the area...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Christian Science Plaza is located in the corner of Massachusetts and Huntington Avenues. The Plaza is a calm and relaxing area despite being near the center of Boston. There is a reflecting pool and fountain, lawns and flower beds, all surrounded by beautiful buildings. I...More

Thank Irmgard H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The plaza is occupied by the church and the Mary Baker Eddy Library building, which is the headquarters for the church and where the Christian Science Monitor is published. The library is very nice and the Mapparium is located there. The Church is a very...More

Thank ilobbyms
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I always take out-of-towners to this beautiful, grand church and monument to an amazing woman. Almost all of them never heard of it before and would not have seen it if I hadn't insisted. Without exception, they all are fascinated and thank me for taking...More

Thank 567travelrn
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This has beautiful architecture and infinity pool near the Prudential Center. Also has the Mapparium in the Mary Baker Eddy Library. Near The Prudential Center a great place to hang out on a nice day.

Thank KL1437
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Just for the scenic view itself and the area around it. Lived in Boston before and went back with my other half and was one of the first places i brought her for a photo. Beautiful sight

Thank RollOverBhoy
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Didn't have time for a guided tour or to attend a Sunday service, but I was impressed with hand crafted architecture and the interior domed worshiping area. The kind lady that let us take a quick peek said the organ music preceding the Sunday service...More

Thank Philly2VT
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This remarkable building is a Romanesque-style church, started in the late 1800s, situated on a 14-acre parcel in Boston's Back Bay area, near the Prudential building. The large outdoor reflecting pool is beautiful and mesmerizing. The Church can hold 3000 people, has stunning architecture and...More

Thank thaward
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The pools outside are scenic and we went inside to have a look. The greeting was friendly and we were shown around the original church and the much bigger modern one. It was interesting to learn some facts about the religion and the building is...More

Thank glamourpuss1000
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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