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Address: 938 Mason St, Memphis, TN 38126-5219
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I was amazed at the size of the church. This was a Mega Church before the term was even used. I really enjoyed our tour guide who gave a speech using Dr. King's last speech.

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was amazed at the size of the church. This was a Mega Church before the term was even used. I really enjoyed our tour guide who gave a speech using Dr. King's last speech.

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was the location that MLK gave his famous mountain top speech the night before he died. Very touching to be in there.

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Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

This historic building is known as the heart and foundation of the Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination the Church Of God In Christ. Usually written as COGIC and pronounced "co'gic". Reported to be the number one largest Pentecostal church and the fifth largest Christian denomination in the United States, it is predominately comprised of African Americans but is seeing a constant... More 

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Reviewed 20 March 2012

We visited this site after the National Civil Rights Museum. It is in a very run-down part of town, but don't be put off by that or the fact that most of the doors are locked. We had just about given up on getting in when a kind woman working in the building across the parking lot showed us the... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 April 2011

Rich with the history of the Church of God in Christ as well as the place the Late Great Dr. Martin Luther King gave his last speach "I've been to the Mountaintop" on April 3, 1968 the day before he was assasinated. The church also has our founder Bishop Charles Mason's prayer room that is a must to visit. There... More 

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Reviewed 28 May 2003

Mason Temple is one of the most anointed and beautiful places in the Christian World, especially those of the Grand Ole' Church of God in Christ. The Anointing of God is so thick you can cut it with a knife. I stronly encourage everyone to take a trip to Mason Temple even if but for a few minutes, and go... More 

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