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Guam sightseeing. Travel guide - attractions, sights, nature and touristic places

The discovery of this island is connected with an interesting legend. In the beginning of the 16th century, Ferdinand Magellan discovered the island, and cultural misunderstandings made him name it “the Island of Thieves”. Nowadays, we know the island under the name Guam. The island belongs to the territory of the United States, and it has become a popular destination for beach rest and water sports.
Leisure on the Guam Island should not be limited to beach activities and walking tours alone, as there are a lot of interesting sights that both …
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The island is conventionally divided into three regions. The Northern part of the island is the location of US military bases, several villages and Ritidian Beach – one of the most beautiful beaches in whole Guam. The Central Region is the most populated. The majority of restaurants, hotels, tourist villages and shops are located there. The Southern Region is the best choice for fans of nature landmarks. This part of the island is the most untouched one and is famous for the Chamorro culture spots, Cocos Island and black sand beaches of Talofofo.
Most pristine white-sanded beaches can be found at Ritidan Point National Wildlife Reserve. The place is very popular and can be crowded on weekends, so travelers are recommended to visit it on weekdays to enjoy calm atmosphere of this place. Continue your travel with a visit to Mount Lamlam, the highest point of Guam. Even though it’s called a mountain, Lamlam is more like a hill because its height is only 400m. However, it’s not easy to climb it, but when you do, breath-taking views of the island and the ocean will be your reward. Copyright
Guam will delight shoppers with a variety of shopping centers and original shops. In the heart of Tumon is located Gallery trading center, which will …
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Umatac is a historic village, a visit to which will help you learn about the history and culture of the island. Indigenous people considered this place sacred as according to their beliefs first people were created near it. Later, in 1521, Magellan landed at the Umatac Bay. There is a monument dedicated to this discovery in Umatac. Ruins of ancient Saint Dionicio Church are located nearby. Every March, a special ceremony is held in Umatac to celebrate the Magellan’s landing. Don’t forget to visit Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad to enjoy panoramic views of the area.
The most famous attractions of the capital city, Hagatna, are the statue of Pope John Paul II and a miniature copy of the Statue of Liberty. Other popular attractions include Cocos Island perfect for water sports, Two Lovers Point cliff, War In The Pacific National Historical Park dedicated to WWII, and jungle villages of Talofofo.
Guam presents a wide choice of gastronomic establishments where national restaurants are most popular among travelers. You can try the most popular …
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In the Middle Ages, Guam was a Spanish colony. In the late 19th century, it had been under the United States and still under them now. It played a big strategic role in the times of the Second World War. In 1941, the island was seriously bombed. The bombing was a beginning of the Japanese occupation that had been consequently lasting for over two years. At present, nothing reminds of the tragic war period and major battles taking place on the island. Guam attracts with its slow way of living and unique nature.
Travelers are attracted by enchanting beaches surrounded by lush coconut palms. Guam is very popular with divers. Marvelous coral reefs are located in the vicinity of the island. They became a home for many rare sea animals. Excursion enthusiasts will have an opportunity to visit archeological districts on the island. In some areas, the researchers found cave paintings aged over 3.5 thousand years. The special value of the island is monuments reserved since the times of the Second World War.
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Sightseeing in popular cities of Guam

For acquaintance with the culture of the island, the miniature town of Inarajan is perfect. Walking along its streets, you can admire the beautiful bamboo huts, and also look into very interesting handicraft shops. In this town, there are also ruins of an ancient church, which was built here in the beginning of the 20th century. On its territory, there are several symbolic monuments. Mount Jumullong Manglo and Mount Lamlam are considered as a single attraction. They are the highest points … Read more

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