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Abyssinian Baptist Church

132 Odell Clark Pl, New York City, NY 10030-2303
+1 212-862-7474
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One of the churches in Harlem where inspiring gospel music is an integral part of the sermon.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible41%
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132 Odell Clark Pl, New York City, NY 10030-2303
+1 212-862-7474
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I am a member of the Abyssinian Baptist Church. I go there most Sunday Mornings and most Wednesday Evenings for a less formal, more musical worship service. I see that people are trying to sell packages and tours to go to this church when (1)...More

Thank Rahni S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived with 1 hour before start time and lined up in the street. Tip - think about a hat as it was hot and there was very little shade. After being given a pass (some people missed out) we eventually went in. Once seated,...More

2  Thank KerryH7
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We did not get to go inside but enjoyed looking at the architecture and hearing the history of the church and prominent members.

Thank SimiKingston_Jamaica
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The building, the music, the singing and the sermon were all wonderful. The choir, the pastor and the Guest Preacher were inspirational. It was also lovely to witness the blessing of two babies on the occasion we were there. It was a shame, however, that...More

Thank Tynedale
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We tried to go to an 11:30am service on Sunday 21st August. Even though it was a sweltering day we forgo our usual shorts & sandals and tried to dress appropriately. When we arrived there was a small group of obvious tourists (like us) and...More

4  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The visitor-line of Tourist is awful and most of them are not informed on the rules of the church. Songs were nice, its a regular church and should be handled as so.

Thank Afri_canAk
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is the best church to watch a service. The minister is absolutely great and you do not need to be Catholic to enjoy the gospel. One needs to make reservation and arrive early.

2  Thank mariakachan
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Two dear friends mine travelled from Italy to visit me in New York. They had an itinerary which included visiting the Abyssinian Baptist Church. Their review of the church was one of astonishment. This kind of service was new to them, as they are of...More

4  Thank jenalebur
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

There is no doubt this is a community church first, they are strict on what is ok! That said we were able to leave our backpack at a store around the corner for a small tip (I don't know there babe but they deserve loads...More

1  Thank jalamacoza
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Shameful. As ordained ministers in another denomination, we sought out this "Church" for worship last Sunday morning (1 Nov 2015) as it was mentioned in the guide books for this, our first visit to New York. However, I suspected something was not right when, instead...More

10  Thank John_UK_1954
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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Latiesha B
9 September 2015|
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Response from CelinaIOP | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea.... sorry! I dont live in NYC. Probably yes, they are a church....