Trinity ChurchCurrently Closed
- Address: 206 Clarendon St Boston, MA 02116, United States
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-6175360944
- Ticket Price: 7 USD
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Trinity Church - Review
This breathtaking Episcopal Church makes for a fascinating visit, especially considering it’s location in an eclectic neighborhood. Visits can be self toured or guided, but if you choose self, you’ll be limited to the main chapel. It’ll still be worth it; just for the monstrous organ, which plays magnificently during service.
The Church is frequently hailed as one of USA’s top ten architectural heritages. Stained glass and curved wood combine to make a massive but elegant construct. It’s also built on wood piles that have to be kept constantly wet to prevent rot from setting in. It’s a feast for the eyes.
Trinity Church Ticket Prices
- Guided tours costs USD 5 - USD 7 per person; otherwise there is no cost for admission.
How To reach Trinity Church by Public Transport
- Clarendon St.
Restaurants Near Trinity Church
- New Deal Seafood
- Pugs Bar & Grill
- Courthouse Seafood Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Trinity Church
22.33% of people who visit Boston include Trinity Church in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
34.29% of people start their Trinity Church visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Trinity Church
73.08% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Trinity Church
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Trinity Church, Boston Reviews
Trinity Church is a Episcopal church and national landmark that makes for a very interesting place to see at Copley Square. Opening Hours for touring are 9-4.45pm (Monday - Saturday) and 11.15-5.45pm (Sundays). Founded in 1733, what makes Trinity Church most impressive is the unique, Richardson Romanesque architectural style, which first made its mark with the construction of this church building (1872-1877). The exterior of Trinity Church has a whimsical architecture quality to it, making use of rough stone, heavy arches, religious figures and a polychromy colour coordination. There are Romanesque, Victorian, Gothic and perhaps even fairytale like characteristics that make for a visually unique viewing of this church. The architecture is peculiar if nothing else. The interior of the church is also impressive featuring beautiful glass stained windows, delicate wood carving pulpit and seating areas, attractive wall murals and gold gilded wall space behind the alter. Unfortunately, we found the lighting to be quite dim within the church, which makes it somewhat difficult to shoot with your camera. It was still very nice to see the interior of Trinity Church, even with the high entry fee. In the end, not sure we would pay again to go into Trinity Church but we would certainly stop by Copley Square again to enjoy the interesting exterior appearance of the building. It is worth a look-see from the outside if you plan to be near Copley Square during your visit to Boston. Those who enjoy church visits will probably want to include this on your sightseeing schedule.
This landmark church could easily get by on its breathtaking architecture and amazing choir. However, the priests are gifted orators, the community is very warm and welcoming (find a group within the church community--800+ members is too big to know everyone), and it is the perfect combination of liturgically intensive and affirming and welcoming to all. This is not a generic church that simply welcomes everyone and stands for nothing. Attendees will be challenged personally and social from the pulpit with an often strong social gospel. This is a vibrant Christ-centered shining jewel in the heart of Boston!
Beautiful church, great Episcopalian service, but most impressively wonderful music. The choir tackles demanding pieces even during the summer. Richard Webster is just sublime as the organist (and choir director) fully exploiting the capabilities of the organ with proper improvised stylistic and tonal transitions throughout the service. Highly recommended.
My favorite church in Boston area. Been here multiple times Sunday morning for the prays, and felt calm and good. Bought books in its stores and were joy to read. Brought friends here to visit as well.
I decided to visit this church with my family based on the fact the we are episcopal and how beautiful the building was. When we arrived I was eager to hear what the sermon was going to be about. I was completely let down because the entire sermon was polititical and very VERY political at that. I left halfway through because I just couldn’t take listening to it anymore. I truly couldn’t believe what I was hearing.