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Viewpoint for the whole island

The road to the top is not paved, but is in fair shape; we did it in a toyota corolla without any... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitch T
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sinajana Guam
Great views

I actually just stumbled up to Mt. Tapochao while driving around the island...what a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
natsvagabonding
,
Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Mitch T
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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

Thank natsvagabonding
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Reviewed 5 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!

Thank Toni W
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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.

Thank Candace L
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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

Thank stevek66-2
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Darla P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

It was a sunny day and we drove all the way up top. The air was hot and humid, the sun was burning, but still, it’s worth a visit. The view from the top of the island is fabulous. This place is a must-go if...More

Thank Luckless61
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The drive up was long and bumpy. (Anywhere worth seeing in Saipan has unpaved, rutted roads, but this was an especially long stretch of bad road.) However, once you get there, the view is amazing. You can see all sides, the whole island. Very Cool....More

1  Thank Rodney R
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Rented a RAV4 and took some of the less traveled routes to get there. We made it but would recommend taking the main routes and a larger/heavier SUV. Prepared to get tossed around a little and if you get car sickness perhaps not the best...More

1  Thank Aaron L
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

It is best to drive a 4x4 if you plan to go this place, but a regular car is possible if you are an experienced driver. It rains a lot in Saipan so check weather before you drive up there, the view is worth the...More

Thank Lingang
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