Church in New York

Visiting a church in New York might not be the top priority in the list of things to do in New York for someone visiting the place. However, whether for religious reasons or not, there are few famous churches in New York that are worth a visit. The churches are quite popular destinations and attractions for tourists. They are high in architectural and historical values.

Few of the popular churches have been listed here.

St. John’s Episcopal Church

  • Located in Brooklyn, this church is also known as the ‘Church of the Generals’ because military offices of the Fort Hamilton Army Base worship at this place.
  • In 1849, Stonewall Jackson got baptized here.

Riverside Church

  • Located in Upper Manhattan and built in the year 1927, it is a Gothic style place of worship.
  • Its bell tower of 392 feet tall makes this church in New York the tallest place of worship in the US and the 26th tallest church in the whole world.
  • There are 74 carillon bells of bronze in that tower.
  • One of those bells, donated to the church by John D. Rockefeller is popular for being the heaviest and the second largest one in the whole world.
  • The church has interdenominational congregation.
  • It has had famous speakers, including, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, and Fidel Castro.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

  • Located in Upper Manhattan, this place is listed among the world’s largest churches.
  • It is 720 feet long and 68 meters high.
  • There is a biblical garden containing Bible’s 100 plants.
  • The church grounds also houses Greg Wyatt’s Peace Fountain.
  • It is New York Episcopal Diocese’s official cathedral.
  • It hosts “Blessing of the Animals” annual event for blessing farm animals and pets.

Church of the Transfiguration

  • It is referred to as the ‘Little Church Around the Corner.’
  • Built in 1849, this church in New York has had its doors open to all people.
  • In 1923, the Episcopal Actors Guild was started in this place.
  • Midtown Manhattan houses this church.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

  • It is a midtown Manhattan, Roman Catholic place of worship.
  • Even though its construction started in 1858, it was opened only in 1879.
  • It can seat 2,400 people, and is among the country’s largest churches.
  • It houses Charles Connick’s popular stained rose window.

The Abyssinian Baptist Church and the Friends Meeting Place are couple of other churches in New York with interesting history. You can find more information about every church in New York from its official website or even from the tourism guides.

List of Churches in New York

Trinity Church
209 Broadway
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 227-3690
St. Patrick's Cathedral
460 Madison Ave.
New York
NY 10022
PH: (212) 753-2261
St Patrick's Old Cathedral
32 Prince St
New York
NY 10012
PH: (212) 226-8075
Trinity Wall Sreet
209 Broadway
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 227-7235
149 Church Associates Fruits Corp
149 Church St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 227-1912
St Peter's Baptist Church
22 Barclay St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 233-8355
Christian Science Reading Room
130 Church St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 587-9530
Spring Vine America Inc
66 W Broadway
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 227-7517
250 Church St Associates
250 Church St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 334-9651
St Peter's Rectory
18 Vesey St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 608-4709
Living Word Community Church Inc
325 Broadway
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 966-6070
Equinox Church Street
47 W Broadway
New York
NY 10007
PH: (917) 289-2206
Mosaic Manhattan
7 Dey St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 227-5191
Transfiguration Catholic Church
29 Mott St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 962-5157
Patron of The New
151 Franklin St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 966-7144
Transfiguration Catholic Church
105 Mosco St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 349-6936
Nyccc
7 Dey St
New York
NY 10007
PH: (212) 964-3364
Trinity Church
205 Hudson St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 219-8946
Praying Mantis
32 N Moore St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (646) 484-6845
Episcopio Joseph A
150 Broadway
New York
NY 10038
PH: (212) 725-5554
True Light Lutheran Church
195 Worth St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 962-1482
Eastern States Buddhist Temple
64 Mott St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 966-6229
St Josephs Church
385 S End Ave
New York
NY 10280
PH: (212) 466-0131
Our Lady of Victory Church
60 William St
New York
NY 10005
PH: (212) 422-5535
Ny Chinese Baptist Church
84 Walker St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 431-0377
Mariners' Temple
3 Henry St
New York
NY 10038
PH: (212) 233-0423
River The
74 Trinity Pl
New York
NY 10006
PH: (646) 467-8694
321 Church Street Company LLC
33 Lispenard St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 775-1175
Ephesus Inc
90 West St
New York
NY 10006
PH: (212) 349-2424
First Chinese Baptist Church of N Y C
21 Pell St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 267-6436
Trinity Church Parish Offices & Information
74 Trinity Pl
New York
NY 10006
PH: (212) 602-0869
Jehovah's Witnesses
334 Pearl St
New York
NY 10038
PH: (212) 587-3274
Mahayana Temple Buddhist Association
133 Canal St
New York
NY 10002
PH: (212) 925-8787
Most Precious Blood Church
109 Mulberry St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 226-6427
Shan Xiu Taoist Temple
126 Lafayette St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 966-6933
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
155 Cedar St
New York
NY 10006
PH: (212) 227-0773
Heavenly Grace Buddhist Temple
200 Centre St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 966-6238
Trust In God Baptist Church
5 Elizabeth St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 925-9835
Transworld Buddhist Association
7 E Broadway
New York
NY 10038
PH: (212) 962-1223
Alpha USA
74 Trinity Pl
New York
NY 10006
PH: (212) 406-5269
Overseas Chinese Mission
154 Hester St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 219-1472
Trinity Church Real Estate Department
68 Trinity Pl
New York
NY 10006
PH: (212) 602-0850
Revival Partners LLC
355 S End Ave
New York
NY 10280
PH: (212) 786-9030
St Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine
7 State St
New York
NY 10004
PH: (212) 269-6865
Saint Barbara's Greek Orthodox Church
27 Forsyth St
New York
NY 10002
PH: (212) 226-0499
Trinity Church
200 Hudson St
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 274-8646
Cooper Gay North America
88 Pine St
New York
NY 10005
PH: (212) 871-0469
Chinese Evangel Mission Church
97 Madison St
New York
NY 10002
PH: (212) 732-1315
Episcopal Church of Our Saviour
48 Henry St
New York
NY 10002
PH: (212) 233-2899
First Chinese Presbyterian Home Attendant Corp
121 Avenue Of The Americas
New York
NY 10013
PH: (212) 226-4910