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Fred W. Symmes Chapel

U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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Most beautiful place in Earth

I've been going to Pretty Place my whole life. This place is spiritual and stunning. Sitting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Missy S
via mobile
Really impressed by the beauty and solitude

Was not disappointed by the simplicity and beauty of this chapel. We were very moved and the day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rd B
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Pretty Place my whole life. This place is spiritual and stunning. Sitting peacefully and taking it all in you automatically speak in whispers not to disturb the silence.

Thank Missy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not disappointed by the simplicity and beauty of this chapel. We were very moved and the day was lovely. We were able to put the top down on the way back down the mountain

Thank Rd B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Get up early and go. Even before the sun breaks the horizon, the view will adjust your perspective in ways that are hard to describe. Then, when the sun actually appears and lights up the clouds, you will be glad you didn't hit the snooze...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Honestly one of the most awe inspiring places i've been. Whether you believe in God or not, this place has Presence. Take some time to sit and just take it in. Words can't describe it and cameras can't capture it. The view, the peace...and I...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is my favorite place on earth. When I was a little girl, my Daddy cleared the way for power lines in the mountains, working for Duke Power. He came home from work one day and was excited to tell us at suppertime about this...More

Thank Lisa A C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a chapel where people can get married with an awesome view behind the couple. Very beautiful setting, I wasn't a fan of all the plaques and religious icons, I thought they distracted from the natural beauty.

Thank AngieAndGeorge
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This glorious, amazing place is worth a special trip all its own. You have never seen anything quite like it no matter where you have traveled. The view of God's glory shines out before you from every point of this beautiful chapel. I could have...More

1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find the words, but this view is evidence off God's greatness. A perfect place for reflection, getting connected to your soul and basking in the peace and magnificence of the world.

1  Thank I9442OProbertr
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We drove up to the chapel for a quiet reflection on the inspiration our Dad was in our lives just after his passing 3 days prior. We arrived just before sunset and watched the clouds roll in. This is a special place and well worth...More

Thank allmaya
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was a long, windy drive up the mountain but well worth it. What a beautiful site. I loved seeing the mountains beyond the cross.

Thank MNTraveler05106419
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Faith N
1 September 2017|
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Response from Ken J | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it is open dusk to sunset. Check the schedule by searching pretty place chapel. Look under chapel schedule. Sorry, I tried to attach the link but it wouldn't let me.
6 August 2017|
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Response from NMB2013 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have any events scheduled on their website. They are open from 6am-8pm.
1 July 2017|
Response from NMB2013 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, any time of year. In all the sun pictures, the sun is rising behind the cross. (Sunset is behind the chapel, behind trees). Call the Camp Greenville office for availability. Not aware if they book early morning... More

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