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Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta

407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503
+1 404-688-7300
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Martin Luther King Jr. Heritage Tour in Atlanta
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This sanctuary became a spiritual haven for civil rights activists when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as senior pastor in the 1960s. On the self-guided audio tour, King's inspirational sermons will take visitors back in time, while the new Horizon Sanctuary across the street is home to the present day congregation, highlighted by its traditional tabernacle choir.
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407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503
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+1 404-688-7300
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ebenezer Baptist Church. How could one not stop to see this extraordinary place. I saw a label on the wall: 'Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, "Thus far the LORD has helped us".'...More

Thank lnwyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and i visited from the uk and when we first walked in we were ushered downstairs. To our amazement a gentleman was there explaining to the audience how he is the only man authorized by the King family to speak MLK's words. He...More

Thank The B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the church many times and whenever I have friends and family come to Atl for a visit I make sure that they get a humble lesson in

Thank kennethf423
Reviewed 1 week ago

A plain enough Baptist church, and unless you knew its connections, you probably wouldn't give it a second glance on walking by, but history seeps from every brick in this building. A soundtrack of Martin Luther King Jr playing inside the church and the stain...More

Thank Tosca1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love history and walking in the footsteps of where history has taken place. If you're like me, then you'll like visiting Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised that we actually got to go inside the church. To stand inside of such history is amazing. Great restoration and upkeep.

Thank JMW9614
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in September, didn't spend too long here. An hour is probably all you really need if that. Nice to take in the history and sit in the church where such an admirable man preached.

Thank devinelisette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were amazed at how big the church was inside it is in great condition with a wonderful feeling, enjoyed all of the history involving everything MLK

Thank KylieToole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was another free entrance. Church has been kept as it was. A new church is across the street. The stain glass windows were stunning. MKL's favorite hymns are still listed on the wall. They have added air conditioning so it was a nice quiet...More

Thank 4girls4us
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really takes you back in time. Ebenezer, MKL birth home, and MLK burial site all within walking distance. We biked to these locations from the Beltline.

Thank virginiahome64
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Elizabeth W
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
It is free; it is run by the National Park Service.
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Response from BJworldtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Not a Hotel. Well worth a visit but it is a church