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Crystal Cathedral

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Address: 12141 Lewis St, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4699
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+1 714-971-4000

Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed...

Unique cathedral composed of 10,000 panes of glass forming a four-pointed star.

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Even if your not religious it's a lovely place to visit. Surrounding the Cathedral are life sized sculptures of religious themes and the whole site is quite tranquil. When you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Majestic Cathedral. Waiting for it to be completely renovated to Catholic setting and standards. Lots of parking. Lots of places to meditate and reflect. Lots of options and places for worship and social gathering. A must "VISIT" place.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if your not religious it's a lovely place to visit. Surrounding the Cathedral are life sized sculptures of religious themes and the whole site is quite tranquil. When you enter the Cathedral it's so bright inside, the ceiling is all constructed of glass and you can see the sky from inside. Give yourself about 1 hour to wonder around... More 

Thank norma_gordon
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It us a beautiful looking serene place for praying or attending mass. It is truly a crystal building

Thank Jaya J
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320 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Was there four years ago and took many memorable photos. Wanted to re-live the memories on my recent visit to the Garden Grove area. We spent much time looking for a parking space close to the church and didn't have enough time to look at what is being done with current construction. Will definitely be back to see this magnificent... More 

Thank MKS2010
Fort Worth, Texas
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It is such a beautiful place. Robert Schuller built the cathedral and was a very popular ministery. Now that the Diocese of Orange has purchased the property, it is still worth the visit. No more guided tours. They are still working on the auditorium as they were a few years ago when I was there. Seems that not a lot... More 

Thank Larry F
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best cathedral, beautiful even do is under construction is really clean 😊, definitely I will be back other time to enjoy mass.

Thank Consuelo G
Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went there to see one of the holiday shows and was not sure if I was even in a church....it seemed more like a tourist site.

Thank Lddogg
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Was there during a speech by this business guy back in June 2014, I only came for the free sandwich because I know the guy who tried to brainwash us with ways to be successful doing business is A FRAUD. With a low, low cost of 2579.99, you can start you're own business with them, very similar to easy cash... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

I went there today since I'm in Garden Grove for work this week. Turns out the main church is closed for 2 years for renovation, but the grounds are open along with the other buildings including a historical museum of the founder and how this church started, architectural history, etc. Gorgeous grounds and they offer services every day on site... More 

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La Mirada, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We did our bridal party here, I can say that this is a great spot for it. Lots of other parties or tourists taking photos as well.

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