Micronesia, Federated States of - Tourism, travel, and recreation



Tourist facilities have been developed in each state but are limited. Tourist attractions include the spectacular beauty of the high islands; the rich marine environment; World War II artifacts, including sunken Japanese ships in the Truk lagoon; and remains of an ancient culture on Yap Island, including stone platforms and large circular stones used as money.

In 2000, there were 32,530 tourist arrivals. The cost of staying in Truk, according to 2002 US government estimates, was about $157 per day. Daily expenses were estimated at $219 in Yap and $130 in Pohnpei.

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