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The absolute best view of the island geographically. From this perch you can see the initial... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darla P
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Definitely worth the drive

It was a sunny day and we drove all the way up top. The air was hot and humid, the sun was burning... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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
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

Thank Rodney R
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

Thank Aaron L
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
Reviewed 14 December 2017

A very bumpy ride up on along unmade track and very windy at the top. However, it's refreshing after the heat below and the 360 degree views are great

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

More than meets the eye. Here's the plan. Drive on a sunny day. See & reflect on all the spots you visited, from up high. For more in depth appreciation, before you go up, youtube WW2 Battle of Saipan and Marianna's Trench . Realize you...More

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The view once there is awesome! Pretty much almost a 360 degree view of Saipan with a hint of Tinian in view. Some small vendors with island trinkets and fresh coconut juice to try is available at the parking level. The road is a little...More

Thank Rmagedn
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing view at CNMI highest peak Mt Tapochao. I went to Saipan for business trip. My duty is to train Power99fm Sales staff. The GM went to visit Power99 fm antenna sight and I went for a ride to experience an amazing view from the...More

1  Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We get on top of Tapachao during our Let's Go Atraction. Was cool to ride Polaris there. Will recommend to visit once.

Thank leilaniboomer
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