DIAMOND HEAD – SPECTACULAR VIEW ON TOP OF HAWAII
Diamond Head is a very famous landmark in the Hawaiian Islands. The shape is similar to giant crater. The location was formed by volcanic eruption. By local residents of Hawaii, Diamond Head is called by the name of Le’ahi. The name changed to “Diamond Head” by the visit of an English sailor 200 years ago that believe there was a diamonds in the area.
Diamond Head is a popular symbol of the Hawaiian Islands. Many souvenirs from Hawaii and surf shop logos across the globe using silhouette of Diamond Head. The Diamond Head crater is 3,520 feet in diameter and its peak as high as 760 feets. In World War II, there was built a military bunker. The fact that it lies on the high place makes Diamond Head is a strategic point for secret military activities.
Nowadays Diamond Head is a very popular tourist spot in Hawaii and often used as a hiking destination. At the top of Diamond Head Visitors can see amazing beauty natural scenery of Honolulu, such as ocean, sunset, the mountains and the high buildings. Blue sky adds natural charm of the area. For you who want to explore Diamond Head area, there is an entrance fee $7 for an adult.
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