Monterey is a scenic coastal city bordering the Monterey Bay. Since it was the first capital of California, the town has a rich history and is filled with numerous Spanish adobes and historical buildings. The world renown Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery Row of John Steinbeck fame attract thousands of visitors yearly. Fisherman’s Wharf, also a hit with visitors, embodies the early importance of the fishing industry in this city. Also essential to Monterey’s economy is The Naval Post Graduate School and the Defense Language Institute. Monterey’s neighbor-hoods are diverse and reflect the rich history and cultures of its citizens.