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World's Largest Praying Hands

We went here just to visit the World's Largest Praying Hands. It is worth the stop if in the Tulsa... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
FromSea2ShiningC
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Mansfield, Ohio
Wow !

Had to visit and see for myself. Wow, that is a great piece to stand and admire. Great work that... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
TinVet
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Mosgiel, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I have lived in Tulsa many years and have fond memories of attending baseball, basketball games with my dad. Also, calling the prayer tower over the years to request spiritual support from a prayer partner. The university is a Tulsa treasure and lovely!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We went here just to visit the World's Largest Praying Hands. It is worth the stop if in the Tulsa area. The Oral Roberts University campus that it's located on is nice and picturesque. One of the buildings looked like a space ship. There was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Magnificent bronze sculpture of praying hands 60 feet tall. It is the largest sculpture in the USA. Originally called Healing Hands made in Juarez, Mexico for the Faith healing Medical Center called City of Faith. It eas moved to Oral Roberts University in 1989

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

It was worth stopping to take pictures. Our country needs hands and hearts praying and this such an awesome reminder. Glad we stopped.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This campus looks like its straight out of a 60's Sci Fi movie. The buildings are shinny gold and look like you went back in time. Across the street is where the medical center was that is no longer owned by ORU if I am...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chiman45
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This campus is well laid out. It has a convention center on the south and the praying hands on the west. The prayer tower is a must see. The grounds are well manicured and is very beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 1MRC1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was summer when we came here so no one was around, but the praying hands were interestng. It's too bad we couldn't get into the visitor's center. I think it would have given a lovely overview of the park. Beneath the visitors center is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Normay W
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Had to visit and see for myself. Wow, that is a great piece to stand and admire. Great work that went in and a pat on the back for the artist. Gardens looking great looking gardens. Missing NZ flag.. Must visit. Free parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TinVet
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Jetsons-esque architecture is cool on this campus - it looks like a retro Vegas casino or something. But you must stop at the praying hands and take a selfie or two. They're ginormous! So grab your pic, giggle at the goody buildings, and move...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brandikbug
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Awesome Space Age Jetsons style architecture here !!! Beautiful landscaping. Peaceful and quite atmosphere !!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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