Top Religious Sites of Suva (Self Guided), 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.
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Top Religious Sites of Suva Map

Guide Name: Top Religious Sites 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 or 4 Miles
Author: ChristineS
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rotuman Church
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Roman Catholic Cathedral
  • Centenary Methodist Church
  • Church of God
  • Fiji Temple
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;
Sight description based on wikipedia

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.
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Suva Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles