Exploring Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Mariana Islands

Exploring Northern Mariana Islands

In the Northern face of Saipan islands, there are many world war two memorials to Japanese soldiers who reportedly jumped off the cliff and committed suicide to escape capture by the incoming American Marines.

There are many famous dive spots close to the islands such as The Grotto on Saipan and Eagle Ray City. The Grotto is a limestone cavern and it has been voted as the number two diving spot (cavern) in the world. Eagle Ray City is another unique diving spot. On a good day, the spot contain more than 40 Eagle Rays. Sometimes, they will come so close to you that you can almost touch them. Other diving spots are Fleming, Twin Coral, Dump Cove, Senhanon Cave and Sub Chaser.

The American Memorial Park, Mt. Tapochao, Forbidden Island, Obyan beach, Last Command Post Park, Taga Beach, the Garapan Street Market are some of the other places worth visiting when in the Northern Mariana Islands.


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