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Shrine of St. Therese

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Address: Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: 907 780 6112
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Architecture at peace with nature

A unique church, it is built out of the stone and cedar from the environment that surrounds it. The tree roots form staircases around the Shrine, and you almost forgot that you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A unique church, it is built out of the stone and cedar from the environment that surrounds it. The tree roots form staircases around the Shrine, and you almost forgot that you are surrounded on all sides by the Pacific ocean. You cannot help but feel serene and thoughtful when visiting the Shrine. My wife who is Catholic stopped inside... More 

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Athens, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a beautiful spot on the water, fairly well maintained. We saw some ravens, and walked the ground a little bit. I can see why this would be used as a retreat house.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here while our ship was docked! Really peaceful and very pretty! Lovely look around and was very surreal! The place is well looked after and views from the lake are to die for! Highly recommend :)

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our cousin took us here when we were visiting her in Juneau. You walk out on a small trail to a wooded island. The shrine is in the middle of a lovely grove of trees, surrounded by water and a spectacular view. It is worth going out here to see the site and feels very private.

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Salem, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had heard about this place and had to come check it out for myself. Quiet, peaceful, beautiful surroundings. Easy walk. Great photo opportunities. Do it!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very peaceful and serene place to visit. The views are spectacular as well. There is a lot of area to walk around if you choose to but isn't necessary. Very calming place.

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Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unexpected surprise visit which was so beautiful. I would highly recommend spending some time walking around there.

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Fenton, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a car in Juneau and drove out to the Shrine of St. Therese. It was a very scenic and peaceful place.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a retreat center with several paths, gardens, cabins, and the like strewn out over the waterfront about 30 minutes from town. The little jewel of a stone chapel is located down a fern-lined path just across from the mainland. It is very quiet and soul-satisfying to visit. You can also see a salmon stream on the property.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the things to do on my wife's to do list in Juneau and it was totally worth the drive. We decided to rent a car on a beautiful sunny Juneau day to enjoy the sites and we must say it was worth the drive, its extremely beautiful and the history behind it is great! If you... More 

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