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Distant Views

It's a shame the tombs are closed off to the public other than distant views from the edge of wlth... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
OnwardTraveller
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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The Royals of Tonga

We could not get near to these tombs they are in a big field and the bus stops just to let you see... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Pam R
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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 Aug 2018
“Distant Views”
4 Jul 2018
“The Royals of Tonga”
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Laifone Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If you join the 4hours local tour, this is the 2nd stop, really nothing to see non for photo shooting too

Thank williamhtam
Reviewed 28 September 2018

As others have said, you can't get anywhere near the tombs, and they were desperately in need of a power wash. The tombs were the perfect breeding ground for black mold. I guess it's a good thing we couldn't get close and breath it into...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It's a shame the tombs are closed off to the public other than distant views from the edge of wlth park but worth a short visit.

Thank OnwardTraveller
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Visually stunning, but untouchable. The whole ground takes up about two blocks, but it is all fenced off, so all you can do is look and take photos from afar.

Thank gnurob73
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Royal Tombs are a spectacle and great to photograph. The size of them makes them dwarf other cemeterys.

Thank Leslee G
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We could not get near to these tombs they are in a big field and the bus stops just to let you see them. They are only a short distance from the wharf so you do not need to be on a tour to see...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Opposite to the Free Church of Tonga (1885) there is the Mala’ekula park. A fence prevents the visitors to walk closer to the Royal tombs, as the ground around them is considered sacred. That's why the visitors can only have a distant glimse of the...More

Thank Mina P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We unexpectedly diverted from cyclonic Fiji to Tonga on our cruise to Hawaii so calling in to Nuku'alofa was a real plus for us. Tonga itself was barely recovering after its own devastating cyclone a month earlier but tourism is easily the island nation's best...More

Thank mccorquinn
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The tombs are in a field that you cannot enter - but you can get a photo with a tele lens. Not that mush else to see so worth a quick look.

Thank David U
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Definitely interesting but you need a local to give you a rundown of the tombs, otherwise you're merely looking at . . . what you see

Thank SingaporeVulture
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Response from rugby_mad_couple | Reviewed this property |
a paper guide that tells you which royal is in which tomb is available from the tourist office which is situated on the sea front, by the royal docks. You can walk around the edge of the field that the tombs are in. There... More
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