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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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Spiritual experience

This a beautiful church and the service is lovely. Very spiritual and wonderful to get away from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New York City, New York
A very impressive Main Altar

Walking around the city we found this Church, and got inside to see it and to escape from the cold... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hector M
Miami, Florida
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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 4 days ago

This a beautiful church and the service is lovely. Very spiritual and wonderful to get away from the hustle bustle of New York and pray. They have a choir boarding school for boys and the church has an exquisite choir made up of boys and...More

Thank rehavia6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around the city we found this Church, and got inside to see it and to escape from the cold weather. Besides the fact that the place is simply beautiful and the architecture is exquisite, the Main Altar is one of the most fantastic ones...More

Thank Hector M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of attended this year's 4pm Christmas Eve service featuring the boys choir. We were in line by 2:45. Doors opened at 3pm. We got seats midway back center. The church was full by 3:25pm. The 90 minute service was full of celestial sounds...More

Thank k0besp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After several visits to NYC, this was my first time in Saint Thomas. It is so beautiful inside. It has something called the Reredos at the opposite of the entrance. Such beautiful carved stone. I will stop in again on my next trip to get...More

Thank jennifera64
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

5:30PM don’t miss the famous boys choir and men. It’s a nice break from the hubbub. New York is amazing for the holidays. Be patient be happy!

Thank craigce
Reviewed 12 November 2017 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 6 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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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 ?