Must see attractions in Suva

  • Top Choice

    Colo-i-Suva Forest Park

    Colo-i-Suva (pronounced tholo-ee-soo-va) is a 2.5-sq-km oasis of lush rainforest teeming with tropical plants and vivid and melodic bird life. The 6.5km…

  • F

    Top Choice

    Fiji Museum

    This museum offers a great journey into Fiji’s historical and cultural and evolution. To enjoy the exhibits in chronological order, start with the…

  • Top Choice

    Suva Municipal Market

    It’s the beating heart of Suva and a great place to spend an hour or so poking around with a camera. The boys with barrows own the lanes and they aren’t…

  • Mariamma Temple

    The South Indian fire-walking festival is held here during July or August. Of all Fiji's cultural rituals, the extraordinary art of fire walking is…

  • Parliament of Fiji

    Opened in June 1992, the parliament complex must be one of the world’s most striking political hubs. It was designed in the post-1987 atmosphere. The aim…

  • Roman Catholic Cathedral

    This 1902 cathedral is built from sandstone imported from Sydney and is one of Suva’s most prominent landmarks.

  • A

    Albert Park

    Charles Kingsford Smith was the first aviator to cross the Pacific, flying in his little Fokker trimotor, The Southern Cross, from California to Australia…

  • U

    University of the South Pacific

    While not necessarily a must-see from a tourist’s perspective, this is the foremost provider of tertiary education to the island nations of the Pacific…

  • T

    Thurston Gardens

    After visiting the museum, ponder on your new found knowledge with a wander through these compact but beautiful gardens ( M032A). The dense conglomeration…

  • T

    The Triangle

    This intersection is the symbolic centre of Suva. A whitewashed marker commemorates the dates of the first missionaries arriving in Fiji, the…

  • H

    Holy Trinity Cathedral

    This cathedral, with its unique boat-shaped interior, interesting Fijian tapestries and wood-beamed ceiling, is a peaceful retreat. The gigantic tree in…

  • S

    Suva Cemetery

    If you entered town via the Queens Road, you likely passed Suva Cemetery. Graves are dug by the inmates from the prison (built in 1913) just down the road…

  • C

    Centenary Methodist Church

    For a rousing chorus of song on a Sunday morning, head to the Methodist church. The pitch is more invigorating than dulcet and it often fills the…

  • O

    Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture

    Arts centre at the University of the South Pacific, which hosts regular live music, dance and theatre, art shows, talks and other cultural events.

  • S

    Shree Laxmi Narayan Temple

    Just east of downtown, this bright orange and blue temple generally has a caretaker around to let you in for a look.