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Duke University Chapel, Durham

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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. To visit Duke University Chapel and get the most from your holiday in Durham, create itinerary details personal to you using our Durham trip builder.
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  • The chapel is a must see if you are in the area! We were privileged to sit in on a music rehearsal! This chapel is more like a cathedral! Absolutely beautiful!!  more »
  • A beautiful interdenominational chapel that is stunning from both the exterior and interior. Enjoyed spending some time there, admiring the extravagant stained glass windows and the pipe organs. It is...  more »
  • We went to the chapel for a wedding and it is beautiful. The organ is phenomenal and if you get a chance to hear it you should. The chapel is a special example of Gothic architecture in the US.  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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