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Stanford Memorial Church

450 Serra Mall, Bldg 500, Palo Alto, CA 94305
+1 650-723-1762
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An absolute must on any visit

If you stop to see anything in Stanford’s campus, the Memorial Church is it. It is not only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark H
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Acoustic Experience

While the interior space is a lovely surprise for the eyes, don’t miss an opportunity to hear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leslieness
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Palo Alto, California
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450 Serra Mall, Bldg 500, Palo Alto, CA 94305
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+1 650-723-1762
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you stop to see anything in Stanford’s campus, the Memorial Church is it. It is not only breathtaking, it is a Holy place that is the center of life at Stanford.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the interior space is a lovely surprise for the eyes, don’t miss an opportunity to hear voices or an organ play in this acoustically elevated venue. Christmas Eve mass is one annual event that takes advantage of the voices of all in attendance, but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a Holy and sacred place. I always feel God's arms around me there. It so beautiful and invitng. I should go there more often when I'm in the area.

Thank 55Mickey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Stanford Memorial Church is a beautiful place on the campus. The murals are inspiring to look at and can keep you looking around for quite awhile. The scale and portion of the church are awesome.

Thank ADolores
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Breathtakingly beautiful. Take a moment to enjoy the majestic architecture. Free sit for a while a meditate.

Thank Chioma F
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The church is beautiful, and I think the organs are a highlight. One is a reproduction of one saved during the Reformation.

Thank PRSnorkeler
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

There are a few things to see in the university as a visitor, but this is the best of the lot. It offers the best things you see in churches: beautiful architecture and silence. The windows are quite colourful and truly spectacular.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely church built with sandstone. Inside their are many lovely stain glass windows. Outside the tiles are lovely with words like charity, hope , faith etc in nice design. Rodin statue near by. Wonderful

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 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

Thank Barbra B
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