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St. Paul's Chapel

209 Broadway, b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977
+1 212-602-0800
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The chapel is closed for restoration until work is completed in the fall. The churchyard will remain open. St. Paul's Chapel is part of Trinity Wall Street, an Episcopal parish that has been a part of New York City since 1697. The parish is deeply rooted in the city’s and the nation’s history. Established during the British occupation of New York and recognized by royal charter, Trinity was the first Anglican Church (which followed the services of the Church of England and included the King or Queen in its prayers) in Manhattan. St. Paul's Chapel was founded in 1766 as a chapel-of-ease at Broadway and Fulton Street. George Washington prayed there after his inauguration as President in 1789. Located just across the street from the World Trade Center, St. Paul’s played an important role in hosting recovery workers after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
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209 Broadway, b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977
Financial District
+1 212-602-0800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The 9/11 memorial was an underwhelming place of souvenir stalls and very loud waterfalls with the visitor centre far to expensive to visit. Popped into this church to light a candle and pray and discovered a beautiful place of multi-faith reverence and history with a...More

Thank Susie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance it looks like an old church and graveyard from a dracula movie but when you tour round and go thru the history of this little sanctuary amidst all the madness on that twin towers day you realise , there must be a...More

Thank Steve y
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so close to the World Trade Centre site yet is was unharmed in 9/11. It served as a place of rest and refuge for recovery workers at the WTC site. It is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan and looks like it...More

Thank tinylass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see for its role in both early and modern history of our nation. Check out the graveyard and its role in 9/11.

Thank frauduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful church was a refuge and managed to sustain the onslaught of that dastardly terrorist attack on the Twin Towers. It's a haven of peace and tranquillity in a very busy Financial district .

Thank LadyPamelaT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just at the top of the 9/11 memorial area is St Pauls. A lot of the emergency services took shelter or simply used the chapek as a base during the atrocity. It's free and the small memorial section is a must see with no queues!

Thank pthomasfisher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very historic and well maintained. Enjoyed the history and even had bathrooms for visitors in the back which was a welcome surprise. Would recommend for all who appreciated history,

Thank wrossi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St. Paul’s Chapel is a beautiful church and an amazing piece of history located in lower Manhattan. It was built in the late 1700’s when NY was still a British colony and the city was still a rural outpost with farms and large tracts of...More

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was attended by many of our Founding Fathers. It has a great history and is a very beautiful building. Well worth the effort.

Thank Vnvet68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled in here by accident after walking back from World Trade Center. It was a charming, historic cite that was perfect for a quick visit.

Thank Katie S
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home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
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David B
11 July 2015|
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Response from Betty P | Reviewed this property |
Free. No ticket needed. Don't miss it and enjoy!