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Puntan Sabaneta

Garapan 96950, Mariana Islands
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Garapan
Type: Lookouts, Battlefields
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

The water is an amazing mixture of turquoise and navy shades of blue. It is mesmerizing to watch the waves crash against cliffs as you contemplate the agonizing events that took place here in WWII.

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Suva, Fiji
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148 reviews 148 reviews
66 attraction reviews
465 helpful votes 465 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

With a back story similar to Suicide Cliff, Punta Sabaneta, better known as Banzai Cliff, is a beautiful yet sobering site to visit. It was on this site at the conclusion of the Battle of Saipan, that countless Japanese military personnel and civilians plunged over the cliffs to their deaths rather than surrender to US forces. While the views are... More

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東京都
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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The view was nice, but we should think about the sad story during the ward war 2nd. However is was the good opprotunity to tell my sons about the history.

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