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Ahu Tongariki

Easter Island, Chile
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: 15 of the island's famous moai statues stand here in a military lineup upon a flat rock platform.
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Taipei, Taiwan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Review with photos:http://shrimp2.pixnet.net/blog/post/105869135 Ahu Tongariki is the largest numbers of moai site in Easter Island. You will find 15 moais lined up on the island, one of them weared pukao, the hat on the top of moai. The popular moai site you can't miss!

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London, United Kingdom
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71 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a really remarkable place to visit. After a scenic drive along the Easter Island coastline, you turn off to Ahu Tongariki and behold the 15 Moai standing on the raised platform. A most wonderful sight. Great for pictures (particularly sunrise), this is without doubt arguably one of the most famous, must-see sights n Easter Island. Combine the visit... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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205 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Guess this one the most famous sites they got the Moai on a raised platform and its a great location as most are

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Wichita
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The scenery at this tourist spot is fantastic! One of my favorite spots on the island. Highly recommend seeing Tongariki.

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Miami
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It is hard to say this is the number one attraction because for me there are six must see attractions on island: Ahu Tongariki, Akakena, Rano Raraku, Rano Kau with ORongo and Ahu Akapu. For Ahu Tongariki its easy to walk by the first Moai when you see 15 standing in the distance. This first Moai is the traveling Moai... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The most impressive of all the sets of moai and the longest funerary platform on the island. These were restored with help from Japan in the 1990's. A tsunami flooded the area in 1960. You can get an idea of how powerful the wave was by looking for the solitary moai that's flat on its back quite a few hundred... More

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Exeter, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Thursday, we were scheduled to leave at 1:00. We got up EARLY and left the hotel at 6:00 to go see the sunrise at Ahu Tongariki. It was pitch black! Until a car started tailing us. That was actually kind of disappointing to have someone else out there with us. We parked and thankfully, I had brought the headlamps with... More

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is the spot to be at sunrise. Worth the early rise. Don't miss the fallen hats just back from the Moai.

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Dallas, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

amazing, just like most of the Moai locations around the island. what can i say that hasn't been said already.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

In it's way, as impressive as the pyramids, given the size of the island and the resources available; one of the must sees on easter island.

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