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great view of the entire island

If you are careful you van drive all the way up. There is a statue of Jesus at the top platform... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jessica L
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Top-of-Saipan

Intersting drive getting to top of Mt. Tapochao. Once there, beautiful 360-view of all of Saipan... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
808Sunshine
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are careful you van drive all the way up. There is a statue of Jesus at the top platform. Also signal towers are there. You can see all of the island there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 13 February 2019

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!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Made it to the top in the Yaris! Road can be steep and a little rocky but worth the climb. Amazing to see Saipan from this view.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 225janf
Reviewed 19 December 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 687JamesD
Reviewed 4 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mitch T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Absolutely worth the drive BUT don't bring a sports car or a small car on the road up the mountain. It is a very rough ride. You need a truck or an SUV. But the view!!!! Don't miss it!

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Toni W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Candace L
Reviewed 25 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank stevek66-2
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Response from 687JamesD | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I suggest a Jeep type vehicle. We had a Corolla and did it a couple times, but road is very very rough. Take it easy if you rent a car.
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