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Bethesda by the Sea Garden, Palm Beach

Palm Beach, FL
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Bethesda by the Sea Garden, Palm Beach, Palm Beach FL

Description

Bethesday by the Sea is a gothic church that was built in 1925. It is a lovely structure, with its symmetrical hallway outside, and its dark interior with brilliant stained glass windows and lanterns. Walk outside to enjoy the gardens as they unfold before you. The first courtyard leads into an area with a lily pond and a little corner with a wall fresco and pink hibiscus bush. The garden is framed with sculpted coral walls. A rivulet leads from a fountain to a rectangular pond filled with golden koi. In the corner is a little pointed dark wooden gazebo. What a delightful place! Bring your child here and his/her imagination will soar!
After, if you are dressed well, have a coffee at The Breakers Hotel, one of Henry Flagler's triumphant hotels.

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Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church.
Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church.
Gothic arches in the side hallway.
Gothic arches in the side hallway.
The impressive organ inside the church.
The impressive organ inside the church.
More arches, light and shadow.
More arches, light and shadow.
The courtyard and palms.
The courtyard and palms.
Manicured lawn behind the church.
Manicured lawn behind the church.
Water lily.
Water lily.
Flower bed, fountain, and koi pond.
Flower bed, fountain, and koi pond.
Koi pond!
Koi pond!
Pretty little gazebo.
Pretty little gazebo.
Lily pond and staircase sculpted from coral rock.
Lily pond and staircase sculpted from coral rock.
Delightful gate- are we in England?
Delightful gate- are we in England?
What a pretty scene! Lantern and the back lawn.
What a pretty scene! Lantern and the back lawn.
   

Directions

Bethesda by the Sea Church is located at 141 S. County Rd, Palm Beach 33480, call (561) 655-4554.
The church and gardens are open for visitors M-S 8:30-5, Sn 8:30-4.
Guided tours are offered the second and fourth Sunday of the month after the 11am service.
There are a few two-hour free parking spots along Barton Rd beside the church. There is also a church parking lot on the north side of the church accessed from S. County Rd.

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Last Updated Thu, 22 Oct 2015 21:18:37 GMT