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Best town in Micronesia

Kolonia is the biggest of the FSM towns. As pointed out by others this is not a tourist destination... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Easy town to walk around

Kolonia is an easy town centre to wander around. There are a number of historic sites to see... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
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“Best town in Micronesia ”
Dec 1, 2018
“Easy town to walk around”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kolonia is the biggest of the FSM towns. As pointed out by others this is not a tourist destination but a place where people live and shop. The local supermarket has a better selection of products than other locations in the FSM. The vegetation is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Ed11225
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Kolonia is an easy town centre to wander around. There are a number of historic sites to see (Spanish Wall etc) and a few shops and cafe's to have a look and eat at.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tractor33
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Kolonia, Pohnpei is probably not on every traveller's map, but those world travellers who want to explore Micronesia should pick this island. It's lush green vegetation and multiple bays and islands give it a wonderful image. There are multiple accommodations where you can choose from....More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank dirk d
Reviewed August 28, 2017

As a first time visitor, it was to say the least an amazing time in Pohnpei. Although small, i rented a car and travelled around the whole island. So much to see and do on this island. Cute resturants, bars and sights. Kepirohi falls are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Steve M
Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is a functional town, not a tourist destination. It is full of small stores, apartments, houses, and some government agencies. There's really nothing touristy to see here. But if you like you can browse in the little shops and thereby learn a bit about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Lin0515
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed seeing Kolonia since I had just come from Kosrae, and Kolonia resembled a town more than Tofol. But, it doesn't have many attractions. You can see The Spanish Wall and the old German church in minutes. The view of Sokehs Rock is nice....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mathyew
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Kolonia is a strange kind of town. There are roads and shops, but not much more. The tourism office is located here, which is a very good place to visit for help and tips for what to do, but the town isn't really a tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Not a tourist attraction by any stretch of the imagination -- just a serviceable small town (I do mean small) with a few decently stocked supermarkets, a barber, hairstylist, post office, etc. It has no bars, night life, etc -- it is not that kind...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank lisawray
Reviewed February 14, 2017

It is a while since we were there, but certainly enjoyed our 10 days there with our son who was there on a volunteers abroad placement. The pace is slow, but found the shops interesting, the locals friendly and food great. Yes it does rain...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank turoar
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Needed a haircut and saw a sign that said "Barber". Don't see barbers much anymore. Usually salons and stylists. Decided to stop in. There was a chair open and they invited me right in. The young man cutting my hair was friendly and professional. He...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank morrisl509
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