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Ahu Tongariki

Easter Island, Chile
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

As with all of the moais on Easter Island, Tongariki is monumental and mysterious. This one is probably the most photographed and the one that appears most often in articles about Easter Island. Truly fantastic!

Thank elchavo315
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I told people I was going to Easter Island (Rapa Nui) they asked me what was there. I tried to tell them about the famous moats, but only a few people had heard of them. Since Rapa Nui is the most isolated inhabited island...More

Thank Cecilia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most spectacular sight on the island. Seeing the 15 moais lined up before the bay is a moving experience. You need to go in the afternoon to get the sun on the front of the statues so your photos come out nice....More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Might be the best spot as it is -de facto -the biggest for seeibg moai . It's also the place to see the sunrise for those with a car .

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were fortunate to visit this site on a beautiful day. The morning sun hit the Moai just right and the area was not crowded, though I understand that it can be. Ahu Tongariki can be seen from Rano Raraku; while it...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This site was restored by japanese money in 1990. It took four years to complete the project. This is the biggest site on the island with fifteen moaïs on one platform. It is also very close to the quarry where the moaïs where carved. A...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a great place to visit, these massive statues called moai stand on a platform with some having red hats called pukao

Thank HomerJSimpson01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost every picture, postcard etc that features Easter Island is likely to feature this. The most spectacular line of statues on the whole island and likely the planet. It was only put back up in 1990's thanks to the help and money of Japanese so...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I am very mad that this island even exists. After paying the $20000 travel fees, I set off to Easter Island to find the Easter Bunny. Apon my arrival to this horrid country, I asked the locals if they knew where the Easter Bunny lived....More

1  Thank Tysen O
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Wow is all i can say. This is a MUST see among all MUST Sees. This is impressive where 15 moabs standing up, which you don't get to see in all sites. If you like pictures,5:45-6:30pm gives you the best sunlight, and it's not as...More

2  Thank Geminican
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Did you drive? Please recommend to best way to reach there to view the beautiful sunrise? Thanks! Doris
21 February 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!
Hi there thanks for your reviews on Easter Island. We are thimking of going there this year and I was just wondering how you went about hiring a car? Was it difficult to drive and which side of the road do they drive on ( we are from Australlia so drive on the left but I'm thinking they probably drive on the right?) Thanks for your help Suzie
1 March 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