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Ahu Tongariki

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15 Of The Island's Famous Moai Statues Stand Here In A Military Lineup Upon A Flat Rock Platform.
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the big highlights in the park. There are 16 moai on the platform and 1 knocked down not too far away. Each one has a unique face and they are all so beautiful. Walk around the whole structure to look at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place that comes to your mind when you heard "Easter Island". The restoration of this site was done very well, and there is a large field for you to walk around and enjoy the scenery from different angles.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CheeBoon828
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many moai sites, but this is probably the best one to visit. The long row of statues is amazing to see and worth a visit, especially for sunrise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaykay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name Tongariki refers to easterly winds. Located on the east end of the south coast, this is the place to watch the sun coming up behind the moai. There are plenty of other reasons to visit though. Tongariki is the largest ceremonial structure built...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ahu has a real wow factor. Fifteen moais are on the platform, one of them with a pukao/topknot. The site is large. You can get behind the platform for an additional perspective. What you see is restoration work from the 1990’s. The area is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the largest and most impressive ceremonial platform of Easter Island. It is located on the south coast, close to Rano Raraku quarry where all the moais were carved. We visited twice and took photos from all directions. The 15 statues are of different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This line of 15 Moai is one of the most impressive sights on Easter Island in my opinion. Each figure is slightly different and they are not all the same size either. Worth a detour!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Ahu Tongariki is The Highlight of a visit to Easter Island. This group of restored moai stare toward land on the edge of the sea, guarding their people. They dwarf today's human visitors. They are truly awesome. I could have spent all day, from sunrise...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed October 8, 2018

One of the highlights while visiting Easter Island. The ocean and the sun make this place even nicer when it is visited in the right moment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bojan V
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s very impressive. Also for sunrise. Best daytime visit in the afternoon. The ocean with is blue waters and the craters make it even better.

Date of experience: October 2018
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Mona77 | Reviewed this property |
I went there by bike, there's just 1 street that leads there, you can't go wrong!
March 1, 2015|
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Response from RobbyRose |
We were there last month (3/2015). They drive on the right side of the road. I saw a car rental place right in town but don't know what they cost. If I were you, I'd take a small group or private tour. The tour guides have... More