A pillar of the community in lower Manhattan, Trinity Church has played an integral part in New York history from the Revolutionary War to present day. In 1698 Capt. William Kidd gave the runner and tackle from his ship to the builders for hoisting during construction.The church was rebuilt twice before the final reconstruction was completed in 1846. Admire the bronze doors and 23 bells, which reflect the rich patronage the church has received throughout the years. See the burial place of Alexander Hamilton and other famed New Yorkers in the cemetery. Near the burial grounds, you can also visit the tree sculpture commemorating those lost on 9/11. The church is still active with services and a full music program. Put Trinity Church into our New York City online trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in New York City.
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Trinity Church Reviews
This gothic-style church dates back to 1697. Today, it is surrounded by skyscrapers but, in the colonial period, it would have dominated the Manhattan skyline. It has some beautiful architecture... more »
Attended Sunday worship services with our teen boys. Church is absolutely stunning with beautiful stained glass and gothic design. Smelled like incense. Music was absolutely gorgeous. Choir travels.... more »
A great historic landmark not to miss while on a walking tour of the financial district in New York. We visited here on a cool morning and it wasn't crowded. The architecture of this beautiful building catches our eyes from far away. Grand from outside and grand from inside. It's really decorated and maintained very well. Such a peaceful place to be at amongst the hustle and bustle of the busy city of New York. We were here for about half an hour but someone can spend more time based on how much leisure they have. Would like to visit again and spend some more time there.
The main cathedral was undergoing renovations while we were there, so only the chapel was open. The financial district is a relatively easy walk. It's not as big as midtown or uptown, and I think I liked it best of all.
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