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Address: Agana, Guam, Mariana Islands

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National Register of Historic Places

This was the location of the Governor’s Palace during the island’s long period of Spanish occupation. The palace housed the office and residence of the Spanish governor. In 1944... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
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Cowra, Australia
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Cowra, Australia
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275 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This was the location of the Governor’s Palace during the island’s long period of Spanish occupation. The palace housed the office and residence of the Spanish governor. In 1944, during the liberation of Guam, majority of it was destroyed apart from three structures; the Chocolate House, the “Azotea” and the Almacen gates. The three remaining structures as well as the... More 

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sandy utah
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223 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017

We did a group walk through. We had a former National park ranger give us an I overview, but that was more than adequate.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We spent very little time here as it was full of bus loads of tourists. There are some historical relics and a few informational plaques to read.

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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

So, at the Plaza de Expana there are 3 Poke Stops. There are a number of other stops and a Gym nearby also. During the height of the craze, there would be a couple hundred people playing. This is in the heart of Hagatna, and the site is rich with history and is within walking distance to other sites. It's... More 

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Makati City
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is beside The Cathedral and can part of the Agana tour. Nothing really special but historical wise it is.

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Brooklyn, New York
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128 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Plaza de Espana is a must see in Hagatna. In the heart of the city, it has the ruins of the Governor's Palace, nice gardens, a Chocolate House, and a bandstand. You can read the signs to learn about its historical significance.

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Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I went after a couple drinks at the nearby Mermaid Tavern and Grille (great beer!), and was weirded out by all the Pokemon Go players lounging around. It seems like an interesting historical place, just... too many locals, I guess?

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Colorado
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142 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The Plaza de espana has memories of war with Japanese. The government kept the walls, clean. Nice to see the location on a visit. Many local and military families cone here for picture taking session. It has a nice background. Nearby a Catholic Church and caves. A good stop to see.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2016

My wife and I enjoyed walking through the historical Plaza de Espana. While there is not as much as I was hoping (much of what was once there has been torn down and replaced with much more simple structures), it was nice to feel a part of Guam's history. It is also the location of a battle between the American... More 

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Madison, Mississippi, United States
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120 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Great spot for Spanish history. Enjoy the grounds...get lots of photos! Nearby is the Latte Stone Park and the new Guam Museum.

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