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Riverside Church

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This church has a bell tower with an observation deck offering terrific views.
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Riverside Drive at 120th Street, 91 Claremont Ave, New York City, NY
Morningside Heights
+1 212-870-6700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I caught the subway up to 125th in Morningside Heights in Upper Manhattan and walked to see Grant's Tomb. Across the street and one block up was a breathtaking church building. Walking toward it I was struck by the ornate exterior. I went over and...More

Thank Paradise182256
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t planning to visit the church but glad I did, it is “Huuuge”. It’s beautiful inside. I was lucky enough to be visiting in the afternoon when the “Manhattan School of Music” was rehearsing for a concert in the evening, bonus. So if you...More

Thank kenwood5106
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

All I have to say is you have to see this beautiful church. If you go to Grant's Tomb go across the street. See it for yourself. Pictures do not do it justice. Amazing.

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If your checking out Grants Tomb be sure to visit this church next door also. Didn't know anything about it but it is a large pretty church in park setting next to a national landmark. Hudson River side of building has a revolving door, quiet...More

Thank stevendale
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I went to this location specifically to see the U.S. Grant memorial & this beautiful church (or cathedral ??) was essentially next door, so we went inside. It was a weekday afternoon, so there were no church activities occurring, so I have nothing to write...More

Thank fried003
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Be sure to study up on the Riverside Church before you go, it will enhance your visit and make you feel like you're settling in with an old friend. So much has happened here . . . from the preacher's and speakers to the music...More

Thank zerman17604
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I was invited to this Landmark church for a concert by the Mexican composer Juan Pablo Contreras. It was not scheduled until the afternoon so I went to a morning service. The Gothic church is an architectural wonder with a fantastic organ and a great...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful big church with nice location. We visite as part of our Contrasts NYC journey and we are able to walk in and spend 15 mins in this beautiful church!.

Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I attended one day of the Harlem Fine Arts Show that was presented at the Riverside Church in February 2018. This historic church, with its magnificent architectural details, was the perfect location for this special four day art show. This multi story...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The Riverside Church in the city of New York. Lovely architecture building located by the riverside drive. The Church also offers tours. I walked in the Church right after service and soon as I walked inside and saw interracial members of this church in started...More

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Paula T
6 April 2017|
Response from roxieontheroad | Reviewed this property |
There are free Sunday tours. However, the bell tower might be under renovation so check the church web site in advance. If you're part of a group, special tours can be scheduled for five or more people. The church is so... More