Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands

Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands

When one arrives in the capital of a country, he hopes to meet a large metropolis, high buildings, transit, wide streets … but it is not when he uploaded to Majuro , the capital of the Republic of The Marshall Islands . A country that consists of twenty -nine atolls, five of which are disposed of, and five islands. There, in the 64 islet atolon that bears his name he rises Majuro .

This, has a ring shape and encloses a lake with deep and quiet water, within which the port is where it is accessed through a complicated channel. The city, which has a population that is around 23 thousand inhabitants, has only one road since its geography does not allow more since, at some points, the territory has the right width for the two lanes.

Its beautiful marine landscape, accompanied by a tropical climate that provides a temperature of 28 degrees throughout the year, make this city a paradise for lovers of sport fishing, submarineism and navigation. But if, in addition to this and enjoying beautiful beach days you want something else, Majuro can offer you some of its culture. It is that, among the most common cultural expressions in the country is dance and that is why shows of this type abound in tourist centers. But if that is not enough for you, you can visit the Museum Alele , where a sample of the island’s culture is exhibited.

But of course a trip is not complete if not purchases are made and for that, Majuro is also prepared. It is that in the capital the best crafts in the region can be acquired, in which women are expert weavers, and their bags, baskets, mats and fogs without celebrities. An atypical but complete capital city.