Princeton University Chapel

Princeton University Chapel

Princeton University Chapel

Princeton University Chapel
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rccaia
Princeton, NJ11 contributions
Princeton University Chapel
Feb 2020
Princeton University's Chapel is amazing! The word 'chapel' conjures up the image of a small space for quiet reflection and prayer. While it is quiet, as it should be, it is anything but small. The chapel is beautiful and very large. Built around 1920 I believe and in the collegiate gothic style as many of Princeton's building are it is a wonderful place to visit if you are in Princeton. Just a short walk, maybe 100 yards into the campus from Nassau Street, you will come to the front entrance. When inside turn around to see the huge pipe organ in the balcony above the entrance. Christmas concerts there are amazing! Very cool place that is worth the visit especially if you like gothic architecture.
Written 13 February 2020
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David S
West Windsor Township, NJ117 contributions
A lovely chapel
Mar 2019
The Princeton University chapel is a lovely building and located right in the middle of the main campus. It's well worth a visit when you ar ein Princeton.
Written 9 February 2020
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DebbiefromMaryland
Baltimore, MD322 contributions
Definitely worth going to see
Dec 2019
This church is definitely worth going to see. It was huge and beautiful. I was taken away by it all. My favorite was all of the engravings in the walls regarding past students and teachers. I could have been there all day reading them.
Written 21 January 2020
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DLP
New Jersey1,553 contributions
Princeton Cathedral
Dec 2019 • Family
Beautiful Chapel on the campus of Princeton University. Although I would not categorize this as a chapel. The architecture of this gothic building fits right in with the old charming buildings of the campus. Breath taking stained glass, amazing acoustics and finely crafted woodwork. It is a serene and tranquil place to visit.
Written 30 December 2019
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ewachtler
Chagrin Falls, OH1,051 contributions
Gorgeous chapel
Dec 2019 • Couples
Visited while walking around campus. Gorgeous gothic university chapel, third largest in the world. Enjoyed walking around but would have loved to attend a service or hear a concert. Highly recommend!
Written 9 December 2019
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David P
Dallas, TX9 contributions
Collegiate Gothic Masterpiece
Nov 2019 • Solo
The Princeton University Chapel, designed by Ralph Adams Cram, is a collegiate gothic masterpiece. The chapel is a special and holy space, highlighted by beautiful woodwork, stonework, and stained glass windows. Particularly impressive is the iconography of the stained glass windows high on the south wall. Among those honored in these unusual windows (for a chapel) are outstanding law givers such as James Madison, Class of 1771, and outstanding theologians and teachers such as Princeton Presidents Jonathan Edwards and John Witherspoon.
Written 17 November 2019
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Leonardo B
Bogota, Colombia37 contributions
PU Chapel: a place for the peace of mind and soul!
Sep 2019
This beautiful chapel has a Gothic style immerse in a modern context. Great pieces of religious art, amazing lighting, and superb acoustic, makes you feel special in this sacred place!
Written 2 October 2019
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rmarcat
Wayne, NJ12 contributions
Careful...make sure there is not a wedding going on.
Aug 2019
On a Saturday, make sure you visit the Chapel before you take in the Museum, lest you find there is a wedding going on when you leave the lovely artwork.
Written 20 August 2019
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Lori G
Lumberton, TX339 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2019
You are able to go inside the chapel. It's certainly a highlight of the campus. So beautiful and historical!
Written 18 August 2019
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Clarksvilleman
Clarksville, TX129 contributions
Spectacular Organ
Jun 2019 • Friends
I had the pleasure of visiting the Princeton Chapel and hearing the organist practice for over an hour. His beautiful playing combined with the serenity of the Chapel made this one of the more memorable afternoons of my life. It was like being in heaven!
Written 24 June 2019
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