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Singing is Heavenly

Beautiful mass with the most incredible singing. Such lovely church service, perfect way to spend... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Must do on Sunday

Not much to do on Sunday in Tonga as most businesses and shops are closed. St Joseph ‘s Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Timaru, New Zealand
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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.

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

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

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.

Thank Leveena D
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.

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

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

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.

Thank myscha
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Old and pretty church. we opened a side door to see inside because the front was locked. Spent only about 10 minutes before wandering into village.

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Sitting a top of the town it overlooks a great area, but not overly impressive. With Tongan standard of building it does stand out however.

Thank Josh F
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