A slice of Spain In Guam, Plaza de España

Plaza de Espana Guam

Guam has served as colony to Spain and carries sufficient history to interest any history buff. One such region is the Plaza de España, which served as the center of cultural, religious, and government activities for centuries during the Spanish reign. In the 1660s, the Spanish colonial government chose this site as the Plaza Principál.

Located in Hagatna, there are many historic sites here which include the Azotea, the last remaining structural element of the Governor’s Palace; the Almacen Arches, Guam’s signature triple arches that were once the entrance of the royal warehouse built in 1736; and the Chocolate House, the small round building that was used by both the Spanish and American administrations to host meriendas where beverages and pastries were served.

While in Hagåtña, take some time to explore the Heritage Walking Trail that connects 17 historical sites and brings to life the resilient and fascinating history of the Chamorro people. Also make sure to book your hotel at Wyndham Gardens, Guam for a comfortable and pleasant stay.

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