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16 Highest-Rated Oahu Tourist Sites You Should Visit

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16 Highest-Rated Oahu Tourist Sites You Should Visit

Introduction - Check out this list of the 16 highest-rated Oahu tourist sites you should visit. From the historic Pearl Harbor to...

 
 

Polynesian Cultural Center

Tourist Site 1 - The Polynesian Cultural Center is an unforgettable experience and one of Oahu's top activities to do on the North Shore...

 
 

Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail

Tourist Site 2 - The Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail, or Kaiwi Scenic Shoreline as it's also called, is the second most popular hike in...

 
 
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Iolani Palace

Tourist Site 3 - In the late 19th century, Iolani Palace was the home of both King Kalakaua and his successor (and sister) Queen...

 
 

Waikiki Beach

Tourist Site 4 - The world-famous Waikiki Beach is found on the South Shore of Honolulu, with nearby Diamond Head looming over the bustling...

 
 

The Honolulu Memorial

Tourist Site 5 - The Honolulu Memorial is found in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. It is dedicated to soldiers who were...

 
 

Waimea Valley

Tourist Site 6 - On the north end of Oahu, Waimea Valley attracts over a thousand visitors per day. Still, between its beaches, botanical...

 
 

Aloha Tower

Tourist Site 7 - The iconic Aloha Tower was built in 1926 as a welcome beacon for travelers arriving by boat to Honolulu. In...

 
 

Byodo-In Temple

Tourist Site 8 - The Byodo-In Temple was built in 1968 to honor the island's many Japanese immigrants. It's not an original building, but...

 
 

Diamond Head State Monument

Tourist Site 9 - Situated adjacent to the capital city, this famous Honolulu landmark was created about 300,000 years ago when a volcanic explosion...

 
 

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

Tourist Site 10 - Snorkelers will especially want to pay this landmark a visit, as the crystal-clear waters in Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve host...

 
 

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