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St. Paul's Chapel

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Address: 209 Broadway, b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10022
Phone Number: +1 212-602-0800
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Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The chapel is closed for restoration until work is completed in the fall....

The chapel is closed for restoration until work is completed in the fall. The churchyard will remain open.

St. Paul's Chapel is part of Trinity Wall Street, an Episcopal parish that has been a part of New York City since 1697. The parish is deeply rooted in the city’s and the nation’s history. Established during the British occupation of New York and recognized by royal charter, Trinity was the first Anglican Church (which followed the services of the Church of England and included the King or Queen in its prayers) in Manhattan.

 

St. Paul's Chapel was founded in 1766 as a chapel-of-ease at Broadway and Fulton Street. George Washington prayed there after his inauguration as President in 1789. Located just across the street from the World Trade Center, St. Paul’s played an important role in hosting recovery workers after the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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We paid a short visit to St. Paul's chapel after a lengthy day of exploring over at Trinity Church and it was worth it. This is a great spot for history lovers as it's... read more

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We paid a short visit to St. Paul's chapel after a lengthy day of exploring over at Trinity Church and it was worth it. This is a great spot for history lovers as it's significance spans centuries of American history. It is where Washington prayed and worshipped during his time as President when NY was our capital and played a... More 

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After stopping by the 9/11 memorial we made our way to St. Paul's Chapel. The history of this place is fascinating. It's a piece of the 1700's right in the middle of the big apple. My kids enjoyed roaming around this place and reading all about it's interesting facts. We also happened to walk past Trinity Church by accident and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best to visit with someone who knows about this Chapel. A Guide would be good as this Chapel holds memories and strength of the people in hard times. It also demonstrates the wonders of Almighty. Shall let you hear the story yourself instead of being a spoiler here :) Visitors are allowed to take pictures inside as well but myself... More 

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Beautiful church that is in close proximity to Ground Zero. It is has a lot of history attached to it and is worth visiting if you are in the area.

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Good history lesson here, it will tell you a lot about who has visited here, and what they contributed to society

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Such a lovely chapel and grounds. It's proximity to Ground Zero made it a place for first responders and organizers to congregate and take respite.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic church that was the centre of a lot of post 9/11 clean up. It has a rich history in NCY and is worth popping in for that reason.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled across this landmark on the way to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. By all means, if you are in the area, do stop by and see the chapel and the grounds. You won't regret it.

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Cannot begin to describe how emotional our visit was. I have never cried so much. A must-see but take your tissues!

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Beautiful chapel and historic cemetery Interesting historically and spiritually in the heart of the financial district.

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