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Singing, singing and singing.

Tongans pride themselves attending church. Tonga is a true, in every sense of the word, a strong... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Ray E
Nang Rong, Thailand
I Never Heard Better Singing in My Life

When the congregation began to sing, it took my breath away and tears came to my eyes. They sing in... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

Tongans pride themselves attending church. Tonga is a true, in every sense of the word, a strong Christian nation. St Joseph’s Catholic Church is the largest church in Niefu, Vavau. Situated at the end of the main street you get some great views of the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ray E
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

When the congregation began to sing, it took my breath away and tears came to my eyes. They sing in Tongan, but the music was very high end, almost classical. I felt like I was in Westminster Abbey. The acoustics are amazing. When I travel,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went to church and where welcomed by the friendly people. And when the community starts singing, I shivered! So beautiful!!! It was a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jakob B
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Beautiful mass with the most incredible singing. Such lovely church service, perfect way to spend a Sunday morning. Even standing outside to hear the singing is so sweet no matter what your religion. A Blessing to experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank whaleswimmerTonga
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We joked about the the roof coming down when we went to church but the Choir raised the roof. Awesome! Don't miss this experience

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IvanovichC
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Church on Sunday in Tonga is a must. The singing brought tears to our eyes. The choir is one third of the congregation & fills the church. All are dressed in their Sunday best-high heels, long skirts, makeup, earrings-a beautiful sight.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank leveenad
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was in a Sunday morning at Holly Liturgy. The church was full with people(locals and foreigners). I liked very much the church and the people there.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank floracalin
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Not much to do on Sunday in Tonga as most businesses and shops are closed. St Joseph ‘s Cathedral has a great service on Sunday morning . Well attended with beautiful choir and hymns. Very friendly locals. All smiles and Tongan time slow moving but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank alex311327
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went to Sunday morning service here. Don't be late, actually, be early because it is a full building with some sitting outside. Most of the service is in Tongan so we did not understand most of it but the singing was amazing! Really worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kim W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Interesting to see the large statue of St Joan of Arc. Well worth a quiet visit. Remember to take your shoes off when entering. Rest room down below.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Myscha
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