Featuring stained-glass windows, vaulted arches, stonework, and Gothic architecture, interdenominational Duke University Chapel provides a visually pleasing atmosphere for services or quiet reflection. First used for the school's commencement in 1932, the chapel has also become known for its music. Consider taking a tour of the building to see where Washington Duke and his two sons are entombed. Parking is available on campus. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Durham holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Duke University Chapel and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Today we went to Duke University Chapel and it was amazing. The stain glass was very beautiful as well as the gothic styles. I highly recommend this church! more »
This Christian chapel is the most amazing architecture on campus. The stained-glass windows tell stories from the Bible. A must-see if you are visiting Durham. more »
Incredible place of worship. Truly awe inspiring. Inspired by European architecture, it’s a small cathedral type chapel that is open to anyone who would like to join in for a Sunday liturgy.
The architecture is truly beautiful. Walking into the chapel brings a sense of calm. Duke's campus makes you feel like you are in England - the stone, the crenenlation on the buildings, the flying buttresses of the chapel and the quads of the dorms. Definitely worth stopping in to see
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