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Stanford Memorial Church

450 Serra Mall, Bldg 500, Palo Alto, CA 94305
+1 650-723-1762
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Nice architecture

Saw this as part of the campus tour. Beautiful stained glass windows and mosaic work on the walls... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
loveistanbu
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Dublin, Ireland
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Worth a stop when touring Stanford campus

Beautiful cathedral type church. A great place for some quiet rest and meditation if services are... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Barbra B
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Santa Cruz, California
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450 Serra Mall, Bldg 500, Palo Alto, CA 94305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this as part of the campus tour. Beautiful stained glass windows and mosaic work on the walls. We went in very briefly for a glance as part of the walking tour.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Beautiful cathedral type church. A great place for some quiet rest and meditation if services are not in place. Avoid on Saturdays unless you are attending a wedding there

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Stanford Memorial Church is simply stunning! It harkens back to the beautiful churches in Europe. The stained glass windows tell the story of Jesus, and his life. The Church is vast, and full of beautiful woodwork. Anyone will be amazed at the beauty and peaceful...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Very big and impressive church. Nice architecture. It is a must be while visiting the Stanford University.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Through the years, we have attended many beautiful weddings at the Church. If you are near by, peek through the windows. Impressive.

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a jewel on the Stanford campus!! And to think that there are multiple pipe organs in the church, and the two that are located in the balcony are huge. WOW! Stanford students are sooooo fortunate.

Thank cabearcat
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Mem Chu, as natives call it, is a beautiful church from wearly in Stanford University's life. Great for weddings, great for contemplation and meditation. Nearby parking is non-existent

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

It must have costed a lot to build! Huge and very beautiful and quaint Chapel. Big pictures on the wall and Pipe organ. If you are lucky you can hear it . it was awesome.

1  Thank i s
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The architecture definitely looked magnificent from the outside; we would have loved to see the inside; but for reasons not known to us the church itself was closed when we visited a Saturday in December.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We often go here on Sunday as it is a beautiful church and a great service. Low key and open to all. Spiritual and refreshing.

Thank Douglas T
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