Duke University Chapel, Durham

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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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  • Took a break from being at the hospital for a sick relative, and walked over to Duke University - beautiful campus- especially in the fall. The bonus was visiting the spectacular Chapel - one might th...  more »
  • This is very beautiful and magnificent. The organ was being played while we were inside and it was wonderful.  more »
  • This beautiful stone chapel on Duke University campus is imposing, yet not too large to comfortably tour in a short visit of about an hour or less, depending on how much historic detail you wish to re...  more »
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  • This "chapel" Is a Cathedral. It's stunning, have to see it to believe it.
  • This is an amazing place to see. If you are in the area check it out.
  • Beautiful place with incredible architecture. A must see for anyone in the area.
  • I absolutely love going to Duke Chapel!!! It's so beautiful and peaceful.
  • Beautiful. The architecture takes your breath away.

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