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Address: Box 17365 HC 1, Inarajan, Guam 96915-7612, Mariana Islands
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Traditional thatched huts along Inalahan Bay open daily for crafts and...

Traditional thatched huts along Inalahan Bay open daily for crafts and folkways demonstrations about the way native Chamorros lived in the early 1900s. Home tours of Historic Inalahan available. Annual events include Dinana' Minagof Chamorro Dance Festival in February, Fiestan Inalahan in May, Cultural Camp in June, Featured Artists July & August, Storytelling Festival in November. Village produces and sells coconut candy, sea salt and coconut leaf woven gifts in their gift shop. Daily admission $10 adult, $5 child.

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Large group with toddlers

Worth a visit for all those interested in learning about the culture. The village is along a beautiful black sand beach. The lunch is a must, well priced with huge portions.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 March 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

for a filipino traveller like me, the visit there is just ok. they told us about how they make candies from coconut and let us sip the water from coconut and how to make oil. i already know it here in the philippines. but as for the japanese people who are in the same tour with us, I think they... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We were 20 Cruise Critic Holland America passengers on our Shore Excursion “Tour of the Southern Island of Guam” through “Discover Guam Tours” so we may see the real Guam and cultures highlighted with our tour of Gef Pa'go Cultural Village. The president of Discover Guam Tours personally coordinated our local fiesta lunch accompanied by a Chamorro dance performance by... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit for all those interested in learning about the culture. The village is along a beautiful black sand beach. The lunch is a must, well priced with huge portions.

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Silverado, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Gef Pa'go Cultural Village is not a tourist trap. We found that the people there genuinely try to preserve and pass on the knowledge and traditions of the Chamorro people. They do this by demonstrating traditional village skills from a specific period in time and teaching visitors to do the same. Our main guide, Julie, was fantastic and enthusiastic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I'm really glad we went to check this out, my daughter is living on the island (military) and this sounded like a good spot to visit, we weren't disappointed! We went in the late morning and didn't have to compete with any tour groups. Had a great experience and got to husk and shred coconuts used for the coconut candy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

The Cultural Village is an interesting stop for a day trip to the east side of the island. The village is a small collection of huts each of which which demonstrate various aspects of Chamorron life. Demonstrations of weaving, candy making, and other crafts are done by native Chamorrans.

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Agana, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

I can never get enough of this place. I am sad for those that think this place has nothing to offer, in fact, I feel that everyone should visit this place as a reminder of how Life was before the Digital Revolution. My Daughter in Law will never forget her first visit to Guam because of Gef Pa'go. Now she... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Sweet village life in Gef Pa'go...I learned how the sleeping mats were made, and was given a little grasshopper made from the mat material. Salt was boiled down from salt water, bread baked in a clay oven, rope was made, and we toured the traditional houses in the village. The shop has beautiful batik art, and crafts not found in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

If you're visiting or new to the island, this is a MUST DO. You will learn all about the culture and lifestyle of the Spanish-era Chamorro; how they fished, made rope, built their houses and danced. Please don't forget to stop by here while you are on Guam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2012

The more you visit, the more dollars flow to the active restoration of Inarahan. I go every month to the Batik Workshop, at Judy Flores Studio. Register for the Workshop at Frames, Etc. in Agana.

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