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Address: Easter Island, Chile
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15 of the island's famous moai statues stand here in a military lineup upon...

15 of the island's famous moai statues stand here in a military lineup upon a flat rock platform.

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A Must See for Sunrise

We first came upon Tongariki by accident the first day we arrived in Easter Island. The sun had already set, but this amazing Ahu was so striking. We soon found out that it is the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracey U
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We first came upon Tongariki by accident the first day we arrived in Easter Island. The sun had already set, but this amazing Ahu was so striking. We soon found out that it is the place where the sun rises, and went back the second day to see the sunrise here. Many people gathered, actually quite quietly as we waited... More 

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Thank Tracey U
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The last stop on our very rushed Easter Island tour from the cruise ship was Ahu Tongariki, site of the largest ahu on the island, set against the background of the sea and cliffs are 15 moai. it was absolutely spectacular, amazing, everything we hoped. A tidal wave in 1960 forced the moai, many weighing up to 80 tons, to... More 

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Thank Judith G
Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this site as part of a photo tour, so we were there twice, at sunrise for silouette photos and in teh afternoon when the Moais were front lighted. It is a stunning place.

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Thank Kevin032452
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can you say? Just WOW! The Moai monoliths here are so amazing. The view of the rocky beach, cliffs and ocean are absolutely beautiful. I have seen so many pics but truly they do not give it justice. We were told that a japanese company had donated the money and equipment necessary to bring this site back to life... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring the quarry to see how the Moai are constructed, just down the road from the quarry stands this magnificant site. 15 standing Moai and one face down in front of the ceremonial platform. Its a terrific site, and lots of good pictures to be taken...and another reason to have a good guide with you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most important sites of the island! Strongly recommended very early in the morning 7:30 am, so you can take the best pics of the Moais!

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Thank Dario C
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is truly one of the top 2 attractions on the island, the other is the quarry Rano Raraku. Here are 15 large Moai near the coast facing inland. Spend some time here. Walk the entire perimeter. Don't miss the lone standing Moai, the broken lying Moai and the toppled red hair buns. There's also a mock up of a... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have come to Easter Island to see the Moai and found a lot that have been toppled, and then you reach this site. Here you will find a breathtaking row of 15 giant statues and you will take the photos that will define your trip and bore the folks back home to death. It's true that these have been... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I wanted to take pictures of the sun rising from behind the Moais, so at 6am we were on our way there. Since it was raining, there weren't many people, which made the experience even better cause when the sun finally started rising, it wasn't raining anymore and the clouds gave a nice touch to the pictures.... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to easter island in chile has been one of the places I wanted to visit on my bucket list. Ideal travel is by rude liner or flying in directly to the island It is worth the trip to swim in clear water and to enjoy the marvels of the great statutes up close and personal. This site is... More 

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