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Magnificent University Chapel ..A Highlight of the Campus

Truly beautiful and breathtaking structure in keeping with the gorgeous gothic inspired... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
whoopsy2
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Westport, Connecticut
Lovely chapel to contemplate life. Good acoustics.

This chapel is lovely and interdenominational which is nice. If you want a more intimate service... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tarao533
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 December 2017

It's not often one reviews churches here on Tripadvisor. Indeed, I have yet to write a review, I think, despite the fact that I've spent time in hushed reverie in the pews of Sacre Coeur in Paris on Christmas Eve. I did not review when...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I came in here thinking this would be an exciting place to visit. Boy was I wrong. I come in, and the guy says something quickly about being quiet. I keep my mouth shut the entire time. I look around and its really nothing special....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Truly beautiful and breathtaking structure in keeping with the gorgeous gothic inspired architecture of the campus. The stain glass windows add to the interior beauty. We were lucky to attend a sermon and heard the sound of the organ fill the huge interior. Unfortunately the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This chapel is lovely and interdenominational which is nice. If you want a more intimate service there is a side alter as well as the ability to sit the congregation in the choir pews which makes for a lovely smaller space in the grand chapel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church reminds me of the Dome in Germany. Absolutely beautiful detail carvings and stained glass windows. Pipe organ was impressive.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Upon walking in, you feel like you are in Europe. The large stone structure with its beautiful stained glass windows are reminiscent of the great cathedrals overseas. There was no one inside when we were there, so we were able to walk around at our...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

While on your walking tour of the campus be sure to stop in to see the beautiful chapel. It can sometimes be closed for weddings so just beware. Beautiful stained glass windows and magnificent interior!

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I went here for a funeral so it was a very solemn occasion. However, this is a "heavenly" place, rich in history. Try to see it at a time other than going to a funeral service.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Princeton University Chapel is just one of many buildings that express the history and beauty of this prestigious institution. When in the area, there is no better place to spend a few hours at. Come and see the beauty of Princeton University and its...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

They call it a chapel, but felt more like a mini cathedral. The color of the glass glimmered and the sun streamed in .

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The Princeton University Chapel was built between 1924-28, and is the third largest college chapel in the world. Gothic in design, it seats 2,000, defying the premise of a small intimate college chapel, but yet due to its vast size, inspires silence upon entering as...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 14 August 2018

When in Princeton, make the time to go there. The architecture and the stained glass are very similar in style to larger cathedrals in many towns in Europe. Definitely worth the time to pay a visit. There are several statues around campus that you might...More

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Response from Tetor22 | Reviewed this property |
If we're talking about the same glass windows, one of the images is that of Melchizidek, who was the first priest of The Bible. We find Melchizidek early on in the Old Testament, where Moses gives a great donation to him... More
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Response from CrossingRebecca | Reviewed this property |
There is an audio tour of the chapel available online. I agree with the person who suggested a search. I'm not allowed to post the link.
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