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Christ Church

N. 2nd Street at Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-922-1695
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This church's congregation has included Ben Franklin, George Washington and Betsy Ross.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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N. 2nd Street at Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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+1 215-922-1695
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"benjamin franklin"
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"founding fathers"
in 97 reviews
"baptismal font"
in 20 reviews
"donation box"
in 8 reviews
"burial ground"
in 13 reviews
"declaration of independence"
in 46 reviews
"rich in history"
in 12 reviews
"buried here"
in 15 reviews
"suggested donation"
in 9 reviews
"tallest building"
in 8 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"lots of history"
in 18 reviews
"old city"
in 28 reviews
"answer questions"
in 14 reviews
"few blocks"
in 14 reviews
"philadelphia history"
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"walking tour"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Business trips are great. It was a quick stop so I didn't have time to go in but the grounds are beautiful and right in the heart of downtown. IF you can find a parking place there is a lot to see in this area....More

Thank Gobears1964
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we walked in, there was a staff member giving a family a great deal of information about the church of which he was a member and took obvious pride. Beautiful building.

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this church. It is beautiful and historic, and the guide was very knowledgeable about the church history. I really enjoyed learning about who sat where, and that they paid for their pews. I highly recommend.

Thank MamaAyinde
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be fair to them its free to get in and they only recommend that you donate five dollars per adult. I'd be struggling to see what you actually get for your cash though, unless you are a real church buff. There was one person...More

Thank baz_0812
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Locatd in Downtown Philly stands this monument to the Founding Father's religious beliefs. A new organ was being installed during my visit. Maybe you will get lucky and be able to hear it being played.

Thank Vicky A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christ Church is known as the birthplace of the American Episcopal Church and is architecturally stunning in so many ways, among them the arches and large windows over the altar looking out into the old city. Chartered in 1695,with the church dating to 1744,it is...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is such a pretty place and so much history.The walls around the church are covered in ivy and the inside is beautiful. so glad we stopped.

Thank Vicki G
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Visiting this church evokes images of our forefathers sitting here praying for the well being of our new nation. Preserved as it was all those years ago. It doesn't have to be fancy or ornate to be beautiful. So much of our history has passed...More

Thank Huskies74
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Walked down to Christ Church and wanted to see the graves, there are 6 signers of the Declaration of Independence. We were not able to go inside due to a service going on at the time. We had a nice, casual walk around the grounds....More

Thank Mlarsen880
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

OH THE HISTORY!!! This was my absolute favorite place to visit in Philadelphia! the men (and their families) who are buried here was astounding! The way they persevered in founding our country, even to the death, hits me as I'm standing in this hallowed place....More

1  Thank Angela K
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TravelinJoex2
17 March 2016|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
I don't have an exact address, but as you can see in previous posts, Google is your best friend! As for touring it on your own, yes! I don't recall if they even have formal tours, but there was a caretaker (or a very nice... More
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