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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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Peaceful retreat

Gorgeous location, with pretty gardens (complete with a cat who will come by to cuddle if you stay long enough), a columbarium, a labyrinth, walking trail with stations of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Grace A
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gorgeous location, with pretty gardens (complete with a cat who will come by to cuddle if you stay long enough), a columbarium, a labyrinth, walking trail with stations of the cross, a beach, and a picturesque chapel on a peninsula, connected to the main Shrine by a small causeway. From the back of the chapel, you have a good view... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a beautiful and peaceful place. Wonderful to go for a walk there. It is worth walking around the Church - lots of surprises. It is literally a church in the rainforest.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This church and surrounding property is everything a church in the woods should be - naturally beautiful, inspiring, peaceful, contemplative, interesting, spiritual, healing, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the Shrine of St Therese on a drive out toward Auke Bay. The site is a retreat site and has a waking labyrinth, stations of the Cross, and a beautiful Chapel. The site is on the water which adds to the serenity to the site. Very Peaceful Walk on the grounds.

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Steilacoom, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here by accident as I had not really realized what it was. It is a beautiful little church on a small island with the stations of the cross and a garden. It is Catholic, so I would recommend it for anyone interested in Catholic churches.

Thank Grammy2m
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy visiting beautiful religious shrines in scenic locations, this is one you'll want to see when you are in the Juneau area. You can drive into their parking lot and walk the causeway to the shrine on what was probably an island before. Or, if you are disabled, you can drive even closer. There is a retreat center,... More 

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Clinton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot, very peaceful, quiet. Well worth the stop. Would like to have spent more time. Great place to wonder around and take some nice pictures. The church is quite something. Not touristy at all.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It could have been a great stay but the sewer made it less attractive because of the smell. Warning not to go into the sea because of this, came to my attention on the way back. Beds not to good, positions even stranger.

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Lyons, Michigan, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by on our drive. It is in a beautiful location and very peaceful. We watched a whale from shore. It is a great place to stop for a visit.

Thank Lori B
Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolute must while in Juneau ! We were glad that we drove up here to this beautiful and charming shrine in a wonderful setting indeed. I think one would miss something by not visiting this out of the world Shrine.

Thank Pranavito R

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