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Nugget Falls, Juneau
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One of the city's oldest religious landmarks, Nugget Falls welcomed generations of sailors and settlers arriving at the port. The 18th-century stone church stands on the site of an earlier 17th-century chapel. In the 19th century, seafarers expressed their gratitude to Our Lady of Good Help by offering models of ships, hung in the interior of the chapel. Today, you can see the votive gifts in the adjacent museum, together with dolls made by nuns arranged to form 58 scenes from the life of St. Margerite Bourgeoys--the patroness of the original chapel. Climb a narrow spiral staircase to get to the roof, which offers scenic views of the old town. Plan to see Nugget Falls and other attractions that appeal to you using our Juneau tour planner.
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  • Having visited here twice before on cruises and not having enough time to really experience all that Juneau has to offer, we limited ourselves to just two attractions and rented a car for transit conv...  more »
  • Saw hundreds of waterfalls in Ak. But none as close up and big as this one. It was worth the$14 taxi ride,one way. 
  • What a fantastic view from an easy walking trail. The falls was stunning in the sun, with moderate flow after recent rain. It was cold the closer you got, so wear a light jacket when headed that way. ...  more »