First Baptist Church, Portland

First Baptist Church, Portland

The First Baptist Church is designed in a popular style of the time known as Romanesque Revival. Most churches in Portland were built in some form of Gothic, which is why the church is considered unique. The pure white color of the stone of this sturdy building is the reason it was named the "white temple." All the parts of the edifice were carefully thought out and planned. The darkstone of the basement and the high-quality sandstone were ordered and brought from special places (like Rocky Butte and Washington). All members of the community are fortunate to have such a marvelous place of worship that meets their needs as well today as it did in 1894.

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First Baptist Church on Map

Sight Name: First Baptist Church
Sight Location: Portland, USA (See walking tours in Portland)
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Portland, Oregon

Create Your Own Walk in Portland

Create Your Own Walk in Portland

Creating your own self-guided walk in Portland is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Top Religious Buildings

Top Religious Buildings

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Portland Introduction Walking Tour

Portland Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Family Entertainment Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles