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.

www.swedenborg.org
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  • August 14, 2017
    Worth going out to see this. Unique chapel made of glass. Very peaceful inside and surrounding grounds are looked after so well. Definitely the place to go if you need some quiet time to reflect.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Open to the public, free parking, great pictures, beautiful church, very unique grounds, architecture and history. A must see!  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    This place is a classic location for a lot of weddings in the South Bay. The setting is amazing with the glass church in the wooded area. Right on the coast, it is hard to beat.  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Beautiful and serene. I once attended a wedding at this chapel during sunset. It was beautiful. Totally worth the drive to Palos Verde's Peninsula to discover this gem.
  • July 8, 2017
    Beautiful Chapel. All of the walls are glass so you have a beautiful view of the ocean. It gets a bit hot in the summer but it's worth it.
  • July 4, 2017
    Its very pretty. No idea what it costs to get married here though and groups are given a strict 2 hour window for ceremony and pictures. Lots of people come here just to walk around though and see the sights, makes taking pictures a pain.
  • March 4, 2017
    Gorgeous chapel in Palos Verdes! Easy parking right off the highway. Walk around the grounds or the chapel (except when in use for a ceremony). Spectacular views of the coast. Must see if ever out this way.
  • March 26, 2017
    So far I've only seen the Wayfarers Chapel in a movie, and on an episode of Revenge, but what I've seen of it between the movie and the TV, as well as the virtual tour I not only want to go there for a visit, but I want to have my wedding there (which is no small expense, but someone has offered to foot the bill since my father is no longer with us). Just looking at the pictures of it makes me think of a peaceful refuge from everyday life as well as other problems.

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