Religious Tour of Suva, Suva

Suva is not a city with deep religious roots, which is why you will not see many religious buildings here. Nevertheless, some noteworthy places of worship line the streets of Suva. The city's churches and cathedrals are stunning and reinforce the saying that it's quality, not quantity that counts. Take this tour to discover Suva’s beautiful sacred places.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Religious Tour of Suva Map

Guide Name: Religious Tour of Suva
Guide Location: Fiji » Suva (See other walking tours in Suva)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Author: ChristineS
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Rotuman Church

1) Rotuman Church

Rotuman Church, or the Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma, is a Christian church. Every Sunday morning, the church holds religious services. This church is distinguished by its funerary monuments and art treasures, and the interior is exquisitely designed.
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Holy Trinity Cathedral

2) Holy Trinity Cathedral

Holy Trinity Cathedral has an unusual boat-shaped design. Inside, you will find a number of amazing Fijian tapestries. Pacific plants surround the exterior of the church, lending it a welcoming appearance. This church provides a peaceful retreat and welcomes anyone who seeks a moment of rest and reflection.
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Roman Catholic Cathedral

3) Roman Catholic Cathedral (must see)

Roman Catholic Cathedral is a renowned church in central Suva. This church was built in 1902, and its construction was heavily influenced by traditional Roman Catholic architecture. Worshipers from all over the island, as well as tourists from countries around the world, come to visit this cathedral.
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Centenary Methodist Church

4) Centenary Methodist Church

Centenary Methodist Church is a local Suva church that holds religious services every Sunday. The Methodist faith is the largest Christian religious domination in all of Fiji, and this church is one of the most important Methodist churches on the island.
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Church of God‎

5) Church of God‎

Church of God‎ is located on Brown Street. This outstanding cathedral features marvelous architectural features and interior design. It is not affiliated with a particular denomination, but welcomes people of all faiths and beliefs.
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Fiji Temple

6) Fiji Temple

The Suva Fiji Temple is the 91st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

On May 7, 1998 the First Presidency of the LDS Church announced that plans had been made to build a temple in Suva, Fiji.

The site chosen for the Fiji temple was 4.7 acres (19,000 m2) and is considered one of the most beautiful temple sites. The Pacific Ocean can be seen from three sides of the property on one of the tallest hills in the area, and the site is located just a few minutes away from downtown Suva. The exterior of the Mormon temple is finished with Snow-white granite from Campolonghi, Italy and the grounds are beautifully landscaped.

The temple was open for public tours June 7 through the 12th, 2000. Just before the open house, starting on May 19, political unrest occurred in Fiji.

The Suva Fiji Temple was dedicated on June 18, 2000 by President of the LDS Church, Gordon B. Hinckley. Sixty people attended the dedication, which was held in the Celestial room of the temple.

Operating hours: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 8 am - 10 am; Wednesday, Thursday: 4 pm - 6 pm;

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Walking Tours in Suva, Fiji

Create Your Own Walk in Suva

Create Your Own Walk in Suva

Creating your own self-guided walk in Suva is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nightlife Tour of Suva

Nightlife Tour of Suva

In spite of its reputation as a "Savage Island", Suva will dazzle you with its colorful, vibrant nightlife. People gather to drink and meet up with friends at the numerous bars and clubs on Suva's main street, Victoria Parade. A fun night out is a guarantee in Suva. Take this tour to visit the city's most popular nightspots.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Suva Orientation Walk

Suva Orientation Walk

Suva, the capital and the largest city of Fiji, is a tropical paradise with enough natural beauty to surpass any man-made attractions. Still, the city's of broad avenues, lush parks and grand British colonial architecture are well worth checking out, notably the Fiji Museum, situated within the Victorian-era Thurston Gardens, featuring samples of traditional canoes, war clubs and tattooing items. Follow this orientation walk to explore the best of beautiful Suva.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Suva for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Suva has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Suva, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.