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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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Beautiful church amongst the skyscrapers

Another nice contrast to the shopping and mass crowds. Lovely church with nice architecture and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Lovely church for the holidays

5:30PM don’t miss the famous boys choir and men. It’s a nice break from the hubbub. New York is... read more

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Built in 1913, this impressive church contains statues of more than 40 saints and bishops.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 1 week ago via mobile

Another nice contrast to the shopping and mass crowds. Lovely church with nice architecture and finishings. Good way to escape the hustle and bustle for a while for a bit of quiet reflection. Drop in, have a moment to yourself and speak or pray for...More

Thank Isthatyoujohn
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Saint Thomas Church, also know as Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, is located at the corner of 53rd Street and Fifth Avenue and is a parish church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. During my visit to this beautiful church a new organ was...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We're not Anglicans but visited to experience Choral Eucharist and weren't disappointed. There was a visiting Boys'/Men's choir from Denmark, whose singing was sublime and elevating. The congregation and clergy were warm, welcoming and caring of the community they seek to serve. The vicar's sermon...More

Thank greatscot_oct2015
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice church surrounded by the city. Stop in have a look around and enjoy the stained glass and architecture. Quiet place amongst the din of the city.

Thank Spuddler
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 ?