Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Rancho Palos Verdes

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Architect Lloyd Wright designed this Chapel out of glass, wood and stone to serve as the National Memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg and the Swedenborgian Church.
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  • Sitting in a scenic coastline and surrounded by redwoods, it is a gem. Interesting to discover that it was designed by Lloyd Wright, son of the famous Frank. Given its popularity as a wedding venue we...  more »
  • When we arrived there was a wedding going on so we were limited to seek the grounds. From what we could see, the church is very beautiful. Security guards were ensuring the wedding went off without to...  more »
  • Awesome β›ͺ church. If you like peace must visit. Great destination for wedding. Chapel is open for all religion.Thr garden is full of flowers that will definitely sooth your eyes.This church embraced beauty of Mother Nature so beautifully that itself bring peace to your mind. With that Pacific Ocean 🌊 nearby...really it’s hard to describe the holiness of this place. Must visit destination. Authorities are helpful & happy to answer your questions.❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️β›ͺ️β›ͺ️β›ͺ️β›ͺοΈπŸŒŠπŸŒŠπŸŒŠπŸŒŠπŸŒŠπŸŒŠπŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸŽˆ
  • The grounds are landscaped beautifully and the spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean are breathtaking. The chapel’s floor to ceiling glass windows, which are the hallmarks of this architectural marvel, are stunning to take in from within the intimate space and from the outside. The afternoon sun bathes the chapel in glorious, soft light and allows visitors and attendees of the many weddings that are likely held here to take in the natural beauty surrounding this magical spot. It’s a wonderful, somewhat hidden LA County gem, that’s easy to share with visitors who are in town for the day or weekend and also a serene place for locals to stop, unwind and meditate for awhile. Hoping I’ll have an opportunity to sneak away one evening this summer and check out the outdoor yoga sessions I noticed they sometimes host out on the lawn. Seems an ideal location for such an activity!

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