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St. Thomas Church

1 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
+1 212-757-7013
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St Thomas is a very beautiful church, where you can get a little respite from the bustle of 5th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Neo Gothic architecture & choral services

Great example of Gothic revival architecture - rose window, altar screen. I think this has the only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Epping, United Kingdom
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Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40 saints and bishops.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
+1 212-757-7013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St Thomas is a very beautiful church, where you can get a little respite from the bustle of 5th Ave. Take time to sit and soak up the peace and quite.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great example of Gothic revival architecture - rose window, altar screen. I think this has the only Choir School in US; but provides a range of choral services in the Episcopalian / Anglican tradition. See website for services. We went to a main morning communion,...More

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing architecture. the front of this building is amazing in fact all around it is, even inside it's unbelievable, no charge for entry. I'm not a church person but hey well worth seeing.

Thank weegram
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We dropped into St. Thomas church during one of our strolls around the city. It’s an excellent example of gothic revival architecture and is a stark contrast to the surrounding buildings. Once inside it is a calm and active church. Definitely worth a visit. It’s...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went in to look around, lovely architecture, and they have many free concerts. They have a choir and an organist and both are wonderful.

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Saint Thomas Church, also know as Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, is located at the corner of 53rd Street and Fifth Avenue and is a parish church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. During my visit to this beautiful church a new organ was...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We're not Anglicans but visited to experience Choral Eucharist and weren't disappointed. There was a visiting Boys'/Men's choir from Denmark, whose singing was sublime and elevating. The congregation and clergy were warm, welcoming and caring of the community they seek to serve. The vicar's sermon...More

Thank greatscot_oct2015
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice church surrounded by the city. Stop in have a look around and enjoy the stained glass and architecture. Quiet place amongst the din of the city.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A wonderful and peaceful church on 5th ave. not filled with tourists like another church nearby. Beautiful carvings of saints behind the alter. Amazing stained glass windows. Talented choristers and organist. Even song is a delight. Undergoing the construction of a new organ at the...More

Thank expat-nomad
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and walked up inside and really liked the design. The location off 5th Avenue is also nearby tons of shopping and only a few blocks away from St-Patricks. Worth stopping by and snap a few pictures.

Thank Steve R
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21 January 2017|
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Response from badbaruch57 | Reviewed this property |
I assume yes but have no idea really. I m away from New York but can stop by there next week when I return and check for you. Did you call them up ?