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Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica

Agana, Guam, Mariana Islands
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Utterly spectacular

Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica or the “Chamorro Cathedral” is located on the site where... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Cowra, Australia
Lovely Basilica in Guam

Visited in November 2016. This is a lovely Basilica in Guam located across the street from the Guam... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
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Agana, Guam, Mariana Islands
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica or the “Chamorro Cathedral” is located on the site where the first Catholic church of Guam was constructed in 1669. This landmark is in walking distance of a number of other attractions including: Latte Stone Park, Plaza de Espana...More

Thank quinni_224
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Visited in November 2016. This is a lovely Basilica in Guam located across the street from the Guam Museum. The church has historical significance as Pope John Paul II visited here. Beautiful church and there is a gift shop on the side of the Basilica....More

Thank Gingerbug2013
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of Guam' s oldest churches, located in the capital, Hagatna. It is a beautiful cathedral, the stain glass makes for colorful pictures at sunrise or sunset. There is also a little shop for the purchase of religious items and a coffeehouse. This...More

Thank guamfourty
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Cathedral is in Agana where you can visit a lot of sites like the Plaza de Espana, Charmorro Village and Statue of Liberty. A lot of tourist visit this place.

Thank barbiesunrise
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

It is right next to the Plaza de espana. Worth your time just to drop by to see. The Pope visited this place before. A big catholic church with historical value on guam.

Thank May F
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The stained glass windows make this a worthwhile visit. The basilica has a very colorful altar/sanctuary..

Thank mdcwa
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The cathedral stands as the island's testimony for their love to Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the center of the altar is the miraculous statue which was floating on the sea, as long discovered by fishermen. The tainted windows depict the different roles of...More

Thank MTB521
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I liked the entire area. The church is beautiful and has a large area of gardens/grounds to walk through. The inside of the church is very intricate and the stained glass windows are breathtaking. I only recommend this if you aren't adverse to the statutes...More

Thank archdent
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Very nice church, not the nicest, but certainly the most well funded. The book store is cool, the location can't be beat. I nice building to symbolize Guam's Catholic origins.

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

We went here on a Sunday late afternoon but the church is closed. The restored basilica is located in the vicinity of Plaza de Espana just after the bronze statue of Pope John Paul II. I was expecting a version of San Agustin in Intramuros...More

Thank ECLadines
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