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Mt.Tapochao

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The Top of the Island

Great place to visit and you can not miss it while in Saipan, you can see the whole island from there when the weather is clear. Road to get to the top is not very good as of Feb... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit and you can not miss it while in Saipan, you can see the whole island from there when the weather is clear. Road to get to the top is not very good as of Feb 2017. But you can park somewhere before reaching the top. Not recommend to go when raining.

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Antarctica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The road is quite bumpy so you'd better ride SUV or a jeep. But once you get here, you will be able to see the whole island. However, when it is too cloudy, it would be quite difficult to get a good view, so check the weather before you go.

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Cowra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

After a bumpy drive up an unsealed and windy road you will reach Mt.Tapochao, the highest point on the island of Saipan. To actually reach the summit from the car park, you are required to climb a small amount of stairs, but once you have completed this, you will be rewarded with a 360 degree view of the island. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The road up to this location is extremely rough and I would not suggest doing it in a car (a jeep, SUV, etc works). Once to the top, you see an exquisite view of the entire island. We went just as everyone was turning on their lights and it was very beautiful. Enjoy!

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Thank Kyle H
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

being on top of Tapochau, we can admire the full island of Saipan, nearby Tinian. Sunrises and sunsets from there are BEAUTIFUL. And being there, you can see at once all the places where the battle of Saipan stand.

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Thank ArnaudComp
Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Although the road up can be a little bumpy it can usually easily be made with a "regular" car. The only time I would be hesitant is after a period of heavy rain. Once you reach the parking area a short, gentle incline of steps easily takes you to the top for a panoramic view of most of the island.... More 

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Thank 2Theodore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A great trek and off road excursion to the top of the mountain to watch the sunset! It was beautiful and the guides were more than amazing!!! I highly recommend you check this place out!

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I'm honestly not sure why this is even considered a tourist attraction! It's an "overlook" with nothing to look at!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Although it is not really high, you can see the entire island of Saipan. The road is bumpy, but much better than before.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

You must visit place. You can actually see the entire Island from this peak, in a 360 degree look. It is worth the trip.

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