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“Lovely and peaceful”

The First Church of Christ, Scientist
Ranked #75 of 361 things to do in Boston
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Owner description: The Plaza is located in the heart of Boston and includes beautiful buildings and gardens, a fountain, reflecting pool, and more.
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The architecture was beautifully done. The church is so peaceful, we found ourselves sitting, silent taking it all in. The reflecting pool I'm told is nice, but sadly it was empty during my visit. The staff supervising the church were informative, but not pushy about attending the church.

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Reviewed 4 January 2012

The music was awe inspiring. A real treat to hear the beautiful sound of the stunning organ as well as a talented tenor soloist.

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Reviewed 29 November 2011

We enjoyed walking around. We were amazed by the architecture in particular. Every angle had so much detail.

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Reviewed 5 August 2011

I've lived in Boston all my childhood, and let me tell you that this is one of the most beautiful places around. The Church is wonderfully architectured, and is definitely a sight to behold. Right outside, there's a long reflecting pool. In the hot summer days, it can be a little crowded, but in the first days of winter, when the water freezes over, it's just breathtaking. The area is a little pricy if you're say a college student. But as far as a trourist attraction, it's one of the best.

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Reviewed 9 February 2011

I agree with everyone else who has visited the Mapparium. $6.00 for an extremely short, rushed 15 minutes that's really more like 10. Obviously by the size of the Christian Science Center the Church has plenty of money. Everything to see here should be free.

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