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The First Church of Christ, Scientist

210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3012
+1 617-450-2000
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Wonderful building and tour

Went for the Sunday morning 10am service. What a beautiful building inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AlanCarter
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Toronto
Amazing church inside and out

The guided tour is very good and the interior of the church is very impressive. The big church is... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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The Plaza is located in the heart of Boston and includes beautiful buildings and gardens, a fountain, reflecting pool, and more.
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210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3012
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+1 617-450-2000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the Sunday morning 10am service. What a beautiful building inside and outside. Unfortunately the exterior grounds are under renovations and surrounded by chain link construction fencing but I can only imagine what it will be like when it is finished. I had heard...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The guided tour is very good and the interior of the church is very impressive. The big church is actually the second church. The first church is much smaller, connected to the back of the big church and only open during services. Well worth a...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We walked through some pretty industrial stuff on our way back to our hotel. There was a big building to the left and cement to the right.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Came here to see the mapparium but stopped in for a quick visit to the church. The pipe organ is magnificent and the domed ceiling is beautiful. The old building in front is beautiful as well. Unfortunately, the grounds are under construction so the area...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Christian Science Plaza is located in the corner of Massachusetts and Huntington Avenues. The Plaza is a calm and relaxing area despite being near the center of Boston. There is a reflecting pool and fountain, lawns and flower beds, all surrounded by beautiful buildings. I...More

1  Thank Irmgard H
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The plaza is occupied by the church and the Mary Baker Eddy Library building, which is the headquarters for the church and where the Christian Science Monitor is published. The library is very nice and the Mapparium is located there. The Church is a very...More

Thank ilobbyms
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I always take out-of-towners to this beautiful, grand church and monument to an amazing woman. Almost all of them never heard of it before and would not have seen it if I hadn't insisted. Without exception, they all are fascinated and thank me for taking...More

1  Thank 567travelrn
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This has beautiful architecture and infinity pool near the Prudential Center. Also has the Mapparium in the Mary Baker Eddy Library. Near The Prudential Center a great place to hang out on a nice day.

Thank KL1437
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Just for the scenic view itself and the area around it. Lived in Boston before and went back with my other half and was one of the first places i brought her for a photo. Beautiful sight

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Didn't have time for a guided tour or to attend a Sunday service, but I was impressed with hand crafted architecture and the interior domed worshiping area. The kind lady that let us take a quick peek said the organ music preceding the Sunday service...More

Thank Philly2VT
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