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“stone work” (6 reviews)
“inca style” (4 reviews)
“stone walls” (4 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 6 January 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
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Reviewed 26 December 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
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Reviewed 15 December 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 GringoWasi_BnB
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Reviewed 16 October 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
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Reviewed 28 September 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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Reviewed 7 June 2017

While all of the Moai I saw on Easter Island had distinct characteristics, the Ahu Vinapu was even more distinct as evidenced by an Incan influence. The wall of the Ahu was thinner than the others I visited. In addition, the facial characteristics were different...More

Thank jonahNJ
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This an old platform where the moaïs use to stand. The site has been destroyed by the French with dynamite. They where looking for treasure. You can still see the hole made by the explosion. One interesting thing is the stone masonry of the youngest...More

Thank Michel L
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

1 of the statues that has been knocked over but not fixed since. It's very close to the end of the runway and down a muddy pathway. The face in the ground is weirdly sad. It's worth stopping off for 10-15 minutes.

Thank Robert C
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