Places to See on Guam – Offered by Guam Troika Tours

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While the sun kissed island of Guam is the perfect place to simply lie back on the beach and do as little as possible, visitors with energy to spare will find that there are also a large number of historical landmarks and natural beauty spots to explore.

 

Nature lovers will want to spend time trekking through the jungle to discover a wide range of flora and fauna as well as stunning waterfalls and large parks.

While most visitors base themselves in the Spanish-influenced central region, those who venture to the south will discover the thatched huts of the Chamorro village, as well as beautiful beaches and tropical islands. Guam also features a good range of places to spend the night, eat and shop, making it an excellent destination for those with a wide range of interests.





Plaza de Espana
Plaza de Espana
The Plaza de Espana, which is located in the center of Hagatna, contained the palace of the Governors during Spanish rule. Although most of the palace was destroyed when Hagatnawas bombed during WWII, there are still three structures standing, including the three-arched gate to Almacen, the Azotea and the Chocolate House.

 

 


 

 

 



Chamorro Village
Chamorro Village
Also known as I Sengsong Chamorro Village, this traditional village offers visitors an insight into Guam's culture, lifestyle, and cuisine. The market here is an excellent place to purchase traditional handicrafts and watch the talented artisans demonstrate their craft.

 

 

 


 

 

 



Latte Park
Latte Park
This interesting historical park dates back to 500 AD when the ancient Chamorros built their houses on stone pillars known as lattes. Latte Park can be reached by bus and is a site of intense natural beauty as well as historical significance.

 

 

 

 



 



Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad was one of the last Spanish Forts built in 19th century on the cliff South of Umatac Bay where Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer landed in the mid 1500’s. This fort was built to support the Spanish Galleon trade from English pirates. A stone sentry box still stands in the park area which was used to monitor sailing activities back then. Three cannons are also still point out over the Pacific Ocean and Umatac Bay. This fort is the most preserved one compare to the other 4 that was originally built around the area.

 

 




Ritidian Beach
Ritidian Beach
Ritidian Beach is a must see. It is the northernmost point of Guam. If you want a relaxing day at the beach with very little to no people around, this is the place to go. Miles of crystal clear water, powder white sand, coconut trees, beautiful colored coral.

 

 


 


 

 

 



Two Lovers Point
Two Lovers Point
Two Lovers Point or Puntan Dos Amantes is located at Tumon Bay, Guam. Legends told that there was a pair of lovers who loved each other but her parents would not allow them to marry because of social status differences. Both of them tied their hair together and jumped off from 378-foot cliff to their deaths.

 

 


 

 

 



Paseo De Susana
Paseo De Susana
Paseo De Susana is a great location for a leisurely picnic or just lounging on a nice breezy day. There is a mini statue of liberty, a statue of Chief Quipuha, a few park benches, a baseball stadium and, well, everything else you would find in your average park, except this has awesome views of the Philippine Sea and two lovers point. The Paseo is also a hotspot for the local surfers.

 

 


 

 

 



The War in The Pacific Historical Park
Pacific Historical Park
Like many other Pacific islands, Guam contains a number of historical features associated with World War II, especially the 1944 American liberation. The park itself consists of seven physically separated units, each providing a different insight into the Pacific War. They are located in or near the villages of Asan, Piti, and Agat, on the west side of the island facinq the Philippine Sea.

 

 


 

 

 

 



Japanese WWII Landmarks
WWII Landmarks
For those interested in WWII history, there are many WWII Japanese gun emplacements and caves, as well as sunken ships and airplanes in the clear ocean waters surrounding Guam. At Gann Point, the camouflaged gun emplacements are connected by tunnels, which were impregnable from the sea, but eventually destroyed by American tanks approaching from land. The Japanese also constructed an extensive system of tunnels in the Hagatna area, and today entrances to the caves, such as the one in Latte Stone Park, can still be seen. A captured Japanese mini-submarine that had been sunk outside Apra Harbor is now on display at the Navy Military Museum in Sumay Cove.

 

 

 

 



Fort Santa Agueda
Fort Santa Agueda
This Spanish fort was built in 1800 and is a tribute to the Spanish influence in Guam. It is possible to walk to the fort from Hagatña and the fort offers stunning views of the city and Agaña Bay below. Government House, the official residence of Guam's governor, is adjacent to the fort's sprawling grounds.

 

 

 


 

 

 



Pago Bay
Pago Bay
One of the most picturesque bays on Guam, Pago Bay is the site of a former Spanish settlement and located near the mouth of the Pago River. There is a viewpoint overlooking the bay and those with private transport can take Route 1 to Route 4 and drive over the Pago Bay Bridge, following the uphill road.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 



Cocos lsland
Cocos lsland
Surrounded by a clear, turquoise lagoon, Cocos Island is an ideal island getaway and the perfect place to practice water sports such as jet-skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling and swimming. Visitors can take a ferry to Cocos Island from the nearby mainland town of Merizo.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 



Merizo Bell Tower
Merizo Bell Tower
Also known as Kampanayun Malesso, this tower was built under the direction of Father Cristobal de Canals in the early 20th century. It is one of Guam's most significant sites and visitors can get here by taking a bus from the island's main bus station.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 



Inarajan Village
Inarajan Village
Situated on Guam's southeastern coast, this village is one of the best examples of Guam's Spanish influence. Visitors can wander along narrow winding streets to discover houses decorated in pastel shades and access is by bus or private vehicle.

 

 


 

 

 

 



Talofofo Falls
Talofofo Falls
This stunning natural beauty spot is the perfect place for hiking, swimming and enjoying a picnic in the sunshine. Visitors can also ride a gondola across the river below the falls. As a private property, there is a small entrance fee. The best way to get to the Talofofo Falls is either with private transportation or by taking a taxi from Hagatna, Agat or Barrigada.