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Shrine of St. Therese

Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-780-6112
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Mile 23 Glacier Hhwy, Juneau, AK 99801
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Reviewed yesterday

The actual site is a downhill walk from the parking area but there is access closer for those a little less agile. There are wheelchairs available. The natural area around the church is breathtaking. The stations of the cross are unbelievably detailed. This is a...More

Thank CofCMom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location and in a natural settingMultiple flower beds,paths around the shirn can take one to the beach. Children can clamberon the rocks or walk along the beach.

1  Thank eself
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a gray day and at low tide so the walkway to the chapel didn't have water lapping against it. The chapel interior was all wood from floor to ceiling and the exterior was stone. The fireplace in the back of the chapel...More

Thank OH_Traveler3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a nice chapel, grounds and gift shop honoring Saint Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower. It is a beautiful location overlooking the water.

Thank voyager9Us
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed walking on the grounds here. The gardens are beautiful and we especially enjoyed the scripture verses.

1  Thank TimMiddleton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend visiting this place. Serene atmosphere and lovely. I met a family that chose this place for their son/brother. I offered the mom a prayer and we did. She thanked me and we hugged. Id like to think this place and my prayer brought...More

1  Thank MrsAMTO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is about 10 mile north from Juneau airport. The shrine is set at the beach in the woods. The shrine itself is just modest and nothing special. The setting makes it more unique I think. But maybe because it was a rainy day, we...More

Thank bobster30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there later evening and the sun shining through the trees unto the stations of the cross was very cool and very serene. Walked the labyrinth and visited the columbarium. Great views of the water here and definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank On_Da_Road1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even for a short visit, it's worth walking out quietly to the shrine/chapel, along the shore, and following the labyrinth.

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A colleague took me out to visit the area during a stay in Juneau. It was amazingly beautiful with awesome views. Each prayer station was uniquely and simply adorned. With the trip out to see it!

1  Thank tennillebug
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Lori-Ann G
22 April 2016|
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Response from DrNurseJ | Reviewed this property |
You leave the glacier on the Glacier Spur Road, take a right on Mendenhall Loop Road to Auke Bay - there, the road "ends" at a loop and becomes Glacier Highway/Veteran's Memorial Highway - you'll head to the right on the... More
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Therese P
28 April 2015|
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Any time is a good time. Open 08:30 - 08:00 during summer. It is about 22 miles from downtown Juneau. There is no bus service out there. Taxi from downtown probably $50-55 (one way). Might be cheaper to charter a car or... More
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