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What an impressive little church. Beautiful,

Just noticed the entrance while walking along 31st St. Went in initially to lower level and then to... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Mandurah, Australia
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Fabulous Church

This is a fabulous church to visit when in midtown Manhattan. You can walk part it if you are not... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Huntsville, Alabama
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135 W 31st St, New York City, NY 10001-3403
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Just noticed the entrance while walking along 31st St. Went in initially to lower level and then to upper level. Both well attended by locals and in their own way lovely. Simple arrangements in lower blown away by superb decoration of upper church. Magnificent decorations....More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is a fabulous church to visit when in midtown Manhattan. You can walk part it if you are not careful. We are glad we walked though because the artwork is stunning. A must see.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a peaceful, small, pretty church a 5 minute walk from Penn Station. It is quiet and feels good inside. Not too ornate, but the alter is very nice. Several small mosaic prayer rooms in the back. I cabbed it down to 16th street...More

Thank Karen939
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This little double decker church is an amazing place which we happened to spot on our walk to our hotel. We googled it and up came a really poignant story of one of the priests that served the local community, including the NYFD opposite. I...More

Thank IrishMimi
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a quiet reprieve just a block from Penn Station. I love stopping in for a few quiet moments in the craziness of NYC.

Thank cubes1234
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I always come to pray here when I feel stressed, sad or happy. I love the main altar but my prayer place is the little room with Jesus and Mary. I find solace here.

Thank Cabulihan
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet church, just a block away from Penn Station. Not overrun by tourists. Good place to come if you need a few moments of peace, quiet and a prayer.

Thank mcsc-squared
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is one of my favorite churches in the city. Not a lot of renovation over the years, which is perfect. Very quiet, peaceful, people praying and meditating scattered in the gorgeous church. Exterior architecture is something to behold as well. Loved my visit there.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Convenient to Penn Station. Beautiful un-modernized interior. Arrived for a 7 a.m. weekday Mass and saw a hundred homeless people lined up for a free breakfast.

Thank ITBJ55
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi is a parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. It designed by Henry Erhardt in the Gothic Revival style and was completed in July 1892 and it continues as the main church...More

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