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Address: Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: +1 907-780-6112
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Sirene and unexpected

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 23, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

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.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

If you are in Juneau you shall visit this shrine, it is far form the city, you will need a car, but it is worthy the visit. The place is beautiful, relaxing and inspiring. Views are excellent as well as the small chapel. Do not miss it.

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