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Church of the Covenant

67 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-3010
+1 617-266-7480
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Awe inspiring!

After learning the history of this church and speaking with a few members, I knew this was a must... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
LadyLacie
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Ohio
Beautiful historic church w/ plenty of Tiffany!

I've visited several times, including seeing a wonderful evening performance of Hamlet-- really... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
SteveT_Boston
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Self-Guided Tours of the largest Tiffany-decorated church interior in the U.S. begin May 1st. Mon.-Sat. 11a.m.-3 p.m. Suggested $3.00 donation per person.
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67 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-3010
Back Bay
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+1 617-266-7480
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

After learning the history of this church and speaking with a few members, I knew this was a must visit during a trip to Boston. The sanctuary is stunning with all of the Tiffany glass, you can absolutely tell the detail and care that was...More

Thank LadyLacie
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I've visited several times, including seeing a wonderful evening performance of Hamlet-- really effective use of this historic building. The Tiffany windows are remarkable, and hearing the symphonic Welte-Tripp organ going full-tilt is a real trip(p)-- pun intended. Must-see Back Bay stop!

Thank SteveT_Boston
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have lived and worked in Boston for many years and just recently discovered this true gem of a setting. The stained glass windows are absolutely stunning and the chandelier above the nave is a wonder to behold. The Church is set on the corner...More

1  Thank Arias55
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I work directly across the street from this church and visit a few times per year. It never disappoints. The windows, lantern at the center of the church, and woodwork are all amazing. For the tourists who are in Copley Square seeing Trinity Church, this...More

Thank BilB126357
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Couldn't figure out where to enter as all were roped off. So last resort call on the phone. Ben answered and despite being closed he allowed us to do a walk through this stunning church. We came to see the Tiffany windows and were amazed....More

Thank dblbell56
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A lot of history amazing learning for kids. The walk around is just amazing beside this we walk everywhere and almost took the MBTA pass for a day.

1  Thank jjean2333
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The congregation identified with both the PCUSA and the UCC (well, the urban congregation attracted congregants who identified largely or mostly with one or the other). I was interested to hear that a previous 'minister' was 'trying to be a vegetarian' for humane reasons of...More

Thank Maynard C
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A stone's throw away from Boston Gardens is a gem of a church .... looks more like a cathedral to me. It's stone tower/ steeple soars high in the very heart of Boston and demands to be explored. Although its cornerstone was laid in 1865,...More

1  Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Visit on a sunny day and you will be treated to a church full of lovely windows that will take your breath away. Tiffany also designed the interior color scheme and decoration, now designated as a National Historic Landmark. Don't miss the angels that make...More

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The light streaming through this beautiful collection of Tiffany-glass windows is unforgettable. There is also intriguing information in printed handouts, both about the technical and historical artistry and also the Social Gospel context for commissioning these windows from Tiffany.

Thank Tim G
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