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Ahu Tongariki

Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 210 0827
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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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“sheer size” (6 reviews)
“rapa nui” (29 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 210 0827
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The absolute pinnacle of our trip to Easter Island. I felt the presence of the ancestors within the Moai Statues. No wonder Thor Heyerdahl wanted to restore the statues to their former glory. We returned to this site 3 times at sunrise and every time...More

1  Thank celestewest10s
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went there twice. At sunrise gate opens at 7:30 am. If you go there around 7ish is better you can already see some colors in the sky. And of course late afternoon when the sun is kissing the 15 Moai standing there watching you. Highly...More

Thank Giacomo F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were lucky and arrived in our hire car before the coach tours. The Moai here are massive and although re-erected I believe by the Japenese, have lost nothing of their grandeur. The site is 'guarded' by the 'Travelling Moai' which left Hanga Roa to...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My bucket list place to see and was just magical. Beautiful views to the ocean. The site is well maintained and been restored. We were lucky with the weather as it rained before we got there and when the rain stop and the cloud were...More

Thank Desiree C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was our favorite site. The moai all lined up by the water make for wonderful photos.It has been restored and has a park "ranger" to check you in. The site is fenced in by a stone wall. It was restored from 1966 - 1997...More

Thank mrscleo
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The only place has 15 status in the island. Weather is changeable here. You might have heavy rain in the morning but the sky turns clear in the afternoon.

Thank Polly W
Reviewed 12 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 30 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 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
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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!
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