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Rich History

The island has 4,000 years of history and more than 130 sites on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the story behind Two Lovers Point, and watch cultural demonstrations at Chamorro Village. Go on a 4-kilometer walking tour around the capital of Hågatña and stop by 17 historic sites. See the ancient latte stones – pillars topped with cup-shaped capstones – that were used to support homes. Evidence of the U.S. military defense that started during World War II still exists with Andersen Air Force Base on one end of the island. Learn about Guam’s key role in World War II history at the Pacific War Museum.

 

Stunning Shores

Relax on some of the island’s top beaches, including Ypao Beach Park, Ritidian Point, Tumon Beach and Gun Beach. The tropical weather, abundance of marine life and blinding white sand make this the perfect destination for both water recreation and total relaxation. Offshore, a rare opportunity awaits divers, who can explore two warships from two different wars lying next to each other on the ocean floor. The SMS Cormoran II, a German cruiser, sank during World War I, and the Japanese freighter Tokai Maru sank during World War II.

 

Vivid Culture

Stay in the Tumon Bay district, which features an array of resorts, restaurants, attractions and entertainment. On Guam, your money goes a little further: No sales tax is charged. Shoppers will find luxury brands in boutiques alongside unique local handicrafts. There’s no better way to get to know the community than to stop by the Chamorro Village Night Market, where visitors can sample local fare, shop and enjoy live entertainment. The “Hafa Adai” spirit – the spirit of cooperation and pride in island history – can be felt everywhere here.

 


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Fun Fact

Ancient Chamorro village in Guam