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A Gorgeous Interior Matched by a Staff of Genuine Christians

Although the church was closed for tours the day we showed up, we entered the office to see if we... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
internetrow
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Tamarac, Florida
Egyptian Revival Gem but check on hours open.

As other mentioned, check on hours open. My group was able to get in during the First Saturday... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
MadisonGrog
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Although the church was closed for tours the day we showed up, we entered the office to see if we could try to see the sanctuary. We were somewhat surprised to find that the front office lady dropped what she was doing and escorted us...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

As other mentioned, check on hours open. My group was able to get in during the First Saturday night gallery walk event in the evening. If you are interested in early 20th century architecture, this place is a MUST VISIT! It is simply beautiful, if...More

Thank MadisonGrog
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I had read about this church and asked about seeing it. Building is open to the public. It is a fine example of Egyptian Revival and you would think you were in an Egyptian Temple rather than a Presbyterian Church. If you are into architectural...More

Thank RonF1053
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This church is a design curiosity. It was my first view of a building with Egyptian Revival architecture. I enjoyed the colors, the shapes, and the history of the place. It's also fun to ring the 4000-lb bell. In all, it was an interesting visit.

Thank ottofueler
Reviewed 15 November 2016

check on the hours before you go! We were able to visit the second time. We entered on a side street. A gentleman let us in took us up the elevator and we never saw him again. Old church needs a little repair and TLC....More

Thank Ron N
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is quite a little geographical oddity. The church is Egyptian themed with stained glass windows that depict scenes from the Nile. It has a long and pioneer history with Nashville back to the very first. It has been a hospital during the Civil War,...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This church has most unusual architecture with its brown clay bricks like so many old buildings around and its white Greek columns makes for a very unusual church and building generally. It is right in the downtown area off 4th avenue and is well worth...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We visited this church on a Monday morning, sure wish we'd have made it for their service on Sunday. Very unique architecture and so peaceful. Reg, in the office, was kind enough to spend a few minutes with us talking about the church's history. I'd...More

Thank uni17
Reviewed 17 November 2015

accessable to many venues in downtown Nashville, this century plus old church is such a nice place to visit just to see the Egyptian Revial architecture plus the many programs they often have. its on corner of Church and 5th near Pucketts for lunch and...More

Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The Downtown Presbyterian Church is built in the Egyptian Revival style by architect William Strickland, who also designed the Tennessee State Capitol. According to church literature, the church has been in existence since 1814. It has been rebuilt twice, the last time by Strickland in...More

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