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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 1 week ago

The park rangers here are very friendly. My partner and I visited this place TWICE because it was that impressive. On our second visit, there were two stray puppies near the park ranger hut and we took one home with us to USA!

Thank Sheng Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 16 large Moai on this site which was restored by the Japanese after the statues were knocked down by a tsunami. It has the largest number of Moai on the island and they are larger statues than most of the other sites. They...More

Thank Lawito
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IMO, Ahu Tongariki alone is worth the trip to Rapa Nui. The 15 moai and the site are awe-inspiring and breathtaking. Take your time at this site - best to visit during the day and return for sunrise, two very different experiences, and go with...More

Thank antwerp88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are lucky enough to visit Easter Island (Rapa Nui), you MUST visit this enchanting site. It's not because it is the most photographed site when there is any information about the island. It is because you can fully understand the impressive and awe-inspiring...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived midday on an overcast day. But at first glimpse we all in sync 😲. They do leave you with an amazing impression

Thank Tammy O
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing day with our tour guide Christina who was amazing and so knowledgable as she was able to answer in detail all the questions I had to ask . The tour was really varied and included a wonderful BBQ lunch in one...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The largest grouping of Moai on Easter Island. The Moai were toppled during the island's civil wars and then swept inland by a tsunami in the 1960's. The site has since been restored and has fifteen Moai lined up in an impressive example of their...More

Thank Dani S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Located along the eastern coast of the island about a 30 minute drive away from Hanga Roa (the main island where most tourists likely will be staying at), this was a fantastic spot for the sunrise which hovers over from the east. I just visited...More

Thank koheiroamstheworld
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Ahu Tangariki with its 15 Moai of all sizes is quite an amazing site. Walk around the back side and see more carved heads as well in a small fenced off area. A number of extra Top-Knots are lined up nearby as archaeologists were unable...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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
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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!
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