Ebenezer Baptist Church

Top 2% of attractions in Atlanta
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“Founded in 1886, Ebenezer was a spiritual center of the civil rights movement from 1960 to 1968, when Martin Luther King, Jr., served as copastor.”

– Frommer's

Fodor's Fodor's
"A Gothic Revival–style building completed in 1922, the church came to be known as the spiritual center of the civil rights movement." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Where Martin Luther King, Jr. first preached."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Martin Luther King Jr, his father and grandfather were all pastors here, and King Jr's mother was the choir director." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"To better understand the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on Atlanta, stop by Ebenezer Baptist Church, a living, breathing landmark." Full review