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Nan Madol

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
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An Amazing Place

Visiting Nan Madol was almost as amazing as visiting the pyramids of Egypt for me! Although many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jgrob3
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Perth, Australia
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Ancient History

Incredible ... worth the trip especially by water ... interesting layou ... highly re ommended for... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
debbin20162016
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
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This center of an ancient civilization is surrounded by 92 islets.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
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Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Nan Madol was almost as amazing as visiting the pyramids of Egypt for me! Although many of the structures are gradually falling into disrepair now, there is a lot that is still very in tact & it’s amazing to see the architecture & marvel...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Incredible ... worth the trip especially by water ... interesting layou ... highly re ommended for all

Thank debbin20162016
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

It is a rather small site, but very atmospheric. Mostly you have the ruins and its legends and curses completely to yourself. If you are into temples, this is a place to go to.

1  Thank Dan831984
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Best viewed from a boat trip organized by Pohnpei Surf Club or other outfitter. I tried to do it myself from the road and it was not easily identifiable. Ruins are fascinating and beautiful, especially the 12 ft high corners.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I guess everyone who reads the guidebooks and online resources but it is a cool set of ruins. And impressive given the limited technology and number of people available at the time. It is a great way to spend a day while in Pohnpei.

1  Thank Tim B
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Nan Madol is a magical abandoned city built on 15 artificial islands. It is extremely impressive and it is the last thing you expect to find in laid back pohnpei. There is a 1+3+3 dollar fees to get there. While there visit the nearby falls...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Nan Madol Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia It is amazing place. You wonder how did the locals built this walls and canals 1000 years ago. They call this place the Venice of Pacific. And expect to get wet if you are planning to visit the...More

1  Thank vasskydive
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

I toured Nan Modal twice with Destinations Pohnpei (Shawn is easy to reach via the Seven Stars Inn or email/website). The first time was by car/foot, so there was only so much I could see beyond the main temple (which is very significant as well...More

4  Thank Tyche75
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Booked a kayak tour of Nan Madol with Destination Pohnpei. We had a very good time paddling around. I have done the walking tour before. Kayak is the way to go. And the guys with Destination Pohnpei are the best. Absolutely look them up and...More

Thank Morris L
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

A Historical Site that has so much to offer for those into cultural tourism. It out of Town but the drive you will come across villages and magnificent views of mountains and bays. Pohnpei is a green lush garden. Everywhere is greenery from shoreline to...More

Thank Bermance A
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