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Visited on a Sunday morning for the main service. Was lucky enough to attend the service when the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Singing!

Although you may not understand Tongan don't let that put you off. I was welcomed as soon as I... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Ian C
Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Wellington Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday morning for the main service. Was lucky enough to attend the service when the King and his family were present. The church was packed with people spilling out into the side courtyards. Although I did not understand all proceedings it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter11Melbourne
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Although you may not understand Tongan don't let that put you off. I was welcomed as soon as I arrived, I asked where should I not sit, and was promply showen to a row in the middle, "this is the best place, just behind the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Loved the church experience even though I could not understand their language. This church uses the same bible that I do, Kings James Version so I was able to follow along. They posted the books in English on the board behind the speaker. I had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was the home church for my children my wife and me for over a decade - back in the 70s and 80s. Centenary Church (Saione Fo'ou) is still home for our spirits, as Tonga will eventually be for our bodies. The crowds have thinned,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is apparently the church attended by the Royal Family, although not on the Sunday I was there. Attending a church service in the South Pacific islands is a must do, as I also did in the Cook Islands, whether Christian or not. The singing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ron R
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Reminiscing about days of old as young children growing up in 'Saione'. Whether you are new comer or one of old, this place of worship is for all to come and hear great choirs (there are two) and to get a glimpse of Tupou VI...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank wtfh17
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great preacher. Congregation made us most welcome. Excellent singing and music. The world should copy the standards of family, respect, sharing and loyalty set by these lovely people, the Tongans.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Cassandra880
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Centenary Church is just one block inland from the Royal Palace, and we called in simply because it was Sunday - and church is pretty much all there is on Sunday in Tonga! We stayed for only 10 minutes but are glad we visited....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tripbeetle
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We visited an Anglican Church which was closed , but a lady came along with a key and opened it up for us to view. It was lovely inside, very peaceful

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank hastley
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I am not a church goer but my friends wanted to attend service. We were told by a few locals this was where the King goes to church but I don't think that's true as we didn't see him there. The service was nice but...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank kristenmerke
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