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Address: Easter Island, Chile
Phone Number: +56-32-210-0255-+56-32-255-1933
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15 of the island's famous moai statues stand here in a military lineup upon...

15 of the island's famous moai statues stand here in a military lineup upon a flat rock platform.

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this is similar to stone dolmens in cusco

all the giant stone sculptures are similar to those in cusco that i can be sure the inkas ntraveled or better sailed from the continent to this island.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Cessnock, Australia

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Cessnock, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

all the giant stone sculptures are similar to those in cusco that i can be sure the inkas ntraveled or better sailed from the continent to this island.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go at sunrise to capture the 15 moai on camera. Amazing with the sun coming up between them. Amazing!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These are the only moai that look out to sea, said to be images of the seven discoverers of the island for the Polynesians. It is a religious site as there is no village nearby. When one looks at the effort to make them and transport them here it brings home how "rich" the Islanders were at the time. There... More 

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Powell, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure you see this majestic site in the early morning so the sunlight lights the faces. It's easy to walk all the way around this site.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you wanna see the beauty of this place. Sunrise for sure, If you wanna bike to this place for sunrise, give yourself an hour to get there. 21km. make sure you bike with some protection, the villages dogs may chasing you.. for take photos of this place with clear face, sunny day or afternoon will bring you good color.... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ahu Tongariki is the most famous Ahu on Easter Island and the site of the quintessential money shot that people spend thousands of dollars to get. There are 15 Moai at this site including the heaviest moai ever erected on the island, weighting 86 tonnes. It’s located 1km from Rano Raraku and around 25km from Hanga Roa. I suggest hiring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favorite place on the island. We visited this place four times in three days. The best times to visit this place are early mornings to watch sun rise behind the Mauis and in the late afternoons when the Mauis are lit up by the golden sun shine. I suggest renting a car to visit this place. Even... More 

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the largest group of Moais in Easter Island and it is truly amazing. Well conserved huge 15 Moais looking at island. Such a magic place where I went 3 times during my stay in Easter Island

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Redondo Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Ahu has the largest collection of standing moai on the island, it's a must see. The sheer size of them is impressive. Further back from the Ahu are several petroglyphs in large lava rock on the ground, don't miss these if you're visiting this Ahu. This is a good outing when coupled with Rano Raraku, as they're pretty close... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is why you come to Easter Island. There are 15 restored Moais here, with a dramatic backdrop of the ocean. Absolutely amazing. About twenty five minutes by car or scooter from the main town Hanga Roa, but it feels very remote.

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