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Intersting drive getting to top of Mt. Tapochao. Once there, beautiful 360-view of all of Saipan and Tinian. Nice place for peace and relaxation. Amazing views of varying ocean hues from aquamarine to navy blue!
Mt. Tapochao is a place that you should visit at least once when you're in Saipan. It's the highest point on Saipan and the view does not disappoint. For a taste.of what the island's Catholic faithful do every year, consider hiking there from the foot...More
Made a couple trips to Mt. Tapochao during our stay. One was a nice clear day and we were able to see most of the island. There are informative boards talking about the WWII Battle for the island with references to what you are seeing...More
The road to the top is not paved, but is in fair shape; we did it in a toyota corolla without any problems. You can see the whole island from the viewpoint. There are some interpretative signs discussing the stages of the battle for Saipan
I actually just stumbled up to Mt. Tapochao while driving around the island...what a pleasant surprise! Definitely worth the drive - I made it up in a small sedan (it was a bumpy ride, but it's possible!) Lots of WW2 History to read about up...More
The road up to the top may be a tad intimidating for a mainlander but it is well worth it. The 360 degree view of the island is SO worth it. Just beautiful and inspiring to see the sparkling water surrounding this gorgeous island.
Great view - you can see almost the entire island from here. Before heading up the mountain, take a look at it from a distance. Sometimes weather at the top is different than at the bottom - need to go when it is not dark...More
The absolute best view of the island geographically. From this perch you can see the initial advantage the Japanese had in the campaign, however as the tables turned the absolute futility of their efforts were staring the right in the face.