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Chicago Temple

77 W Washington St, across from Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL 60602-2801
+1 312-236-4548
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The Chicago Temple includes a ground floor sanctuary, leased office space and a small Sky Chapel that is located 400 feet above ground level.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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77 W Washington St, across from Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL 60602-2801
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-236-4548
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"united methodist church"
in 4 reviews
"small elevator"
in 3 reviews
"free tour"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful church"
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"stained glass"
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"office building"
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"open to the public"
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"our tour guide"
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"sanctuary"
in 6 reviews
"spire"
in 5 reviews
"congregation"
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"worship"
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"sky"
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"scenes"
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"religious"
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We loved the Chicago temple. I visited it solo and then went back with a friend who was working the first time I went. Very interesting tour and beautiful church. The temple in the sky is superb. Not to be missed!

Thank rob788
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I attended the early morning worship service while in town in vacation. I was welcomed and felt very comfortable joining the congregation in their beautiful sanctuary. The music and the sermon both blessed me. It was a great way to start my week!

Thank W1144MZmelissat
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

What a lovely little tour! The tour is free and runs at 2pm everyday bar Sunday where times change to fit around the service. It’s actually a First United Methodist Church which was established when the first settlers came to Chicago. When the land became...More

Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The oldest church in Chicago and a beatiful place to visit. It's architecture and history are fun to learn about with a free daily 2 pm tour from Monday to Saturday, or Sundays after each service. A great place to view the city from it's...More

Thank Beth S
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I have based this church numerous times never realizing that the offered daily tours at 2:00PM (different time on Sunday). It is a unique church that utilizes their mixed use building in downtown Chicago. Their sky chapel is the focus of the tour and it's...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

At 2pm daily a free tour starts. You meet in the main reception area a guide will come out to see you. Please please put a contribution in the box towards this wonderful place they welcome you with an open heart give you time and...More

2  Thank gooseSolihull
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful church, open to the public; lots of carved wood and stained glass (with some scenes of Chicago) and a cross the KKK had burned, and they transformed it into an art piece. At 2 PM small groups can go in the elevator up to...More

Thank travelg38
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of history in this building. The first Methodist church in Chicago! Used to be the tallest building in Chicago!

Thank Marcie V
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to tour this chapel in a skyscraper and was not disappointed. Such a sweet little space. So much symbolism. I found the tour quite interesting about how the church has evolved and the info about the apartment right below the chapel. A nice...More

Thank LaChatNoir
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Chicago Temple building is full of surprises. From the outside, it looks like a well-built (in 1922) 22 story office building, but, with a spire on top! On the first floor is a beautiful church, a very peaceful place to sit and contemplate. I...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
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