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Saint Ann's Church

167 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6309
+1 207-967-8043
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Tranquil and beautiful

The perfect place to meditate, enjoy the view, and relax. It is old Maine at it's best. This is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Betsy A
Kennebunk, Maine, United States
A sight to behold

We’ve visited St. Ann’s every time we go to Kennebunkport. Sitting and watching the waves and... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
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167 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6309
+1 207-967-8043
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place to meditate, enjoy the view, and relax. It is old Maine at it's best. This is a great place to go if you are photographer

Thank Betsy A
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve visited St. Ann’s every time we go to Kennebunkport. Sitting and watching the waves and relaxing with a book is a special treat. We go mostly in the summer but we’ve also been at many other time of the year.

Thank SodieM
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The church is only open mid June through September as posted on their website, so when we visited in Nov we did not expect it to be open. We were able to stop and look at it from the gate and the stone work is...More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Take time to walk through the chapel and learn the history and walk around the grounds. There is an outside seating area that is extremely peaceful to sit and listen to the water.

Thank Nebraska_Traveler56
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and gorgeous. Take about a half an hour and sit along the shore. Don’t miss the area behind the church where there are beautiful memorials and a lovely stone grotto -esque Area. I stop here every time I’m in KPT.

1  Thank Katie H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

this stone structure sits on a peninsula. Beautiful facade but unfortunately both access gates were locked. May be open on Sundays.

Thank francisr255
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This historic Stone chapel was built in 1887 and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It is well known for its stone facade, stained glass windows, and surrounding gardens.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lovely old church. The stained glass windows were beautiful. Well kept grounds - so quiet and serene by the water.

Thank Pamelita7117
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Restored to its glory with magnificent ocean views. Peaceful and a must see. No fee and stained glass windows and grotto are serene.

Thank b w
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church and great location. It was located near a couple other places we wanted to see. Wouldn't have driven to see the church alone.

Thank LillieUsa
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It was built in 1887 and has been an operating church since 1892. The church construction is interesting as the stones used to make the church were pulled right from the Atlantic Ocean which it overlooks. Taylor Swift... More