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“Beautiful Church” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Christ Church

Christ Church
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US$140.00*
and up
Historic Tour of Philadelphia in English or German
Ranked #15 of 433 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This church's congregation has included Ben Franklin, George Washington and Betsy Ross.
New York
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful Church”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

The likes of George Washington and Ben Franklin worshipped here, and you can visit their pews. The church itself is beautiful. We probably would have gotten more out of our visit if we could have talked to the guide that was in there, but he was talking to some other tourists. We did overhear some of what he saying and he was definitely very knowledgeable. There is a box before you enter where they ask for a $3 donation per adult. If you are visiting Philadelphia for the history, put this church on your list, and don't forget the cemetery a few blocks away.

Visited June 2014
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Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“A part of our history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Once again visiting the Christ Church and never disappointed. I had the chance this time to have a well versed staff member who gave me a personal tour. Being by myself this time I felt more than welcomed. Highlights of the church were amazing from the original chandelier hanging to the number marked pews where prominent influencers were members at that time to the Font where Ben Franklin was baptized. Great history learning for all ages. There is a donation box at the gift shop and suggests the amount which is very reasonable if you like a personal or guided group tour. Adjacent to the church is a park-beautiful shaded area with benches.
Would definitely recommend.

Visited June 2014
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Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Interesting history but you have to ask questions; information isn't volunteered unless you're with a group. The storytellers outside were great. Definitely stop by for a fun story - great for kids.

Visited June 2014
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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“The Nation's Church”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Loved seeing where Washington, Franklin and others sat in the church. Got a great tour by one of the staff members. Highly recommend a visit and visiting the burial ground too.

Visited June 2014
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Saginaw, Michigan, United States
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“Great visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Just the aura of the place was inspiring. Great tour and a real sense of history. The gentlemen doing the touring really made you think. Amazing place. Also the Cemetery is worth seeing.

Visited May 2014
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