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Reviewed May 11, 2018

There is a red stone column here which looks like pre-Inca columns found In South America. Nearby ahus have the amazing Incan stonework seen in Peru. The moai are still toppled over.

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Located high on the headland overlooking a small island, this was the home of the Birdman Cult. The first man to return form the island with the egg of the sooty tern, was the champion for a year. The houses are low lying, and housed...More

Thank skyhoosier
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is a very interesting site because of the wonderfully "faced" wall of the Moai platform. The craftsmanship and fitting on the block is unlike anything else on the island and has lead folks to speculate that it was built by Peruvians who sailed here....More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed April 22, 2018

An archaeological complex with the remains of very different ahu. And here you'll find the only “Inca” wall in Rapa Nui. Also one of the few female maoi can be seen here.

Thank JK300
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a little bit off of the beaten path and has all fallen down moai but it feels more isolated and wild than some of the other sites. Worth finding.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed January 6, 2018

You really should have a guide here who can relate to you the differences in the two ahus and to tell you about the female statue nearby. The more recent ahu, which was built in the style of the Incas, was destroyed by European explorers,...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Possibly not worth going out of your way for, for us it was a starting point for a hike up to Ranu Kao, but the Incan style stone work is an interesting mystery.

Thank pom1972
Reviewed December 15, 2017

The Ahu Vinapu area was one of my favorite Moai locations, mainly due to the architecture. There are three platforms (Ahu) at this location, Vinapu, Tahira and a third Ahu located within the fuel tank storage area which can not be accessed. While this site...More

Thank Lyle W
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

This site is uninteresting at first, until you look a bit closer. The carvings and ahu itself are unlike the others on the island.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed September 28, 2017

The main attraction at this site is a wall similar to those built in Peru with the stones very very close together. The moai here have all been tipped over during the civil wars. There are pieces spread all over. Interesting place.

Thank mrscleo
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