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Reviewed April 4, 2013

this one can be confusing to find. If you reach the fuel depot turn right. Look for the road on the left. It is easy to miss. Once you are there you can enjoy this amazing site. The back of the Ahu is the best...More

Thank Rob O
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Another mystery here when you see how well constructed the stone walls are, reminiscent of those walls constructed by the Incans. You will enjoy the sights here other than the stone walls.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed February 6, 2013

It's so interesting to see this perfect wall on the back side of the ahu. It was built so many years ago, and looks so perfect, as though it was done with a laser level. Surprising.

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Reviewed February 3, 2013

In Ahu Vinapu are two stone ahus (platforms for the moais). Platform 1 shows a poorly built ahu, with the rocks placed there showing a not very sophisticated construction with primitive tools. But just 150 yards to the right of this ahu there is platform...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2012

The moai appear to be looking out toward the ocean, but are apparently aligned to look at another set of moai which are all aligned to the equinox. It is a massive site.

Thank L B
Reviewed November 21, 2012

but also really good toppled moai and the red, female one as well. Again, directions could have been a bit better....

Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed September 13, 2012

This is the only ahu (altar) I saw that differed a lot from the rest, the stones were cut in a different way they looked very similar to the incas.

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Reviewed September 5, 2012

this ahu has a wall reminiscent of the peculiar Inca way of intersecting and fixing the stones in their buildings in today's Peru. Although not exactly the same in all details, this apparent coincidence has suggested that perhaps some five centuries ago the Inca might...More

Thank Edgarubb
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Nothing can compare to Tongariki but keep in mind every Ahu on the Island has been restored. Seeing this one will make you appreciate what the Rapa Nui people did to the Ahu's before they destroyed them and realize how much hard work was put...More

Thank Art B
Reviewed July 26, 2012

You can't touch Tongariki and Ahu Akivi, but Ahu Vinapu is still a must see and a pretty cool site in its' own right.

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