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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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Stunning architecture and design. One of many very beautiful churches in downtown Manhattan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A holy space in the midst of Midtown

I commend anyone traveling to New York to visit Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue. The neo-Gothic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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

Stunning architecture and design. One of many very beautiful churches in downtown Manhattan. Worth a look.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I commend anyone traveling to New York to visit Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue. The neo-Gothic architecture is exquisite. The choir of men and boys is sublime. For Anglican tradition at its best, take time to walk in the space to take a break from...More

1  Thank Nellie F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I had heard the music was good here - but it is phenomenal. We went to the 8AM Easter Sunday service and were so happy we had made the effort. The boys and men choir was amazing. The brass ensemble took our breath away --...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Don't just visit this church, impressive though it is. Make sure you attend choral evensong at 5.30pm most days. Choral evensong is one of the highlights of the Anglican cathedrals and Episcopal churches but to hear it sung at St Thomas's Church is to ascend...More

Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 17 April 2017

St. Thomas is a superb institution for Anglican mass in its most traditional and celebratory style. Perhaps the best music, soon to have the best pipe organ, it also has one of the few remaining Choir Schools, so men & boys choirs plus organist and...More

Thank John L W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our family attended the 11 AM Service on Palm Sunday. Beautiful church with classical gothic arches and beautiful carvings in the Chancel (Apse). The Liturgy is high church and theology conservative. Absolutely packed but felt welcomed and included by congregation. Right Rev Dr Rowan Williams...More

Thank rrascal
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The St. Thomas (Episcopal) Church at 5th Avenue and 53d Street is a site that photographers should seek out while looking for great venues. We were awed by the beauty of this church inside and out. The woodwork is simply fantastic and the organ pipes...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We have a tradition of going to churches all over the world and lighting candles for our loved ones. We had already been to St Patrick's which was fabulous but very busy and we stumbled upon st Thomas. Although you can't light candles there we...More

1  Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My daughter and I enjoyed our visit to this lovely church right in the middle of the shopping district. The lighting was beautiful and we particularly enjoyed the nativity scene during the holiday season.

1  Thank Dana C
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Passed by while strolling down 5th Avenue. A beautiful building with interesting art / architecture. Photo worthy.

Thank Keith L
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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Does St. Thomas Church conduct weddings? and if so does anyone have the wedding coordinators details/ e-mail address? I have tried to contact the church direct, using information from the church website but I have not received any reply. Any information will be appreciated
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 ?