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Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

Lapaha, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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beautiful site

it was perfect weather when we visited and everything was so lush and green. The grounds were well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
Not bad!

Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon or the Tongan Arch is another attraction that you should see if you are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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This mysterious 11th-century stone arch weighs about 12 tons and is made up of three large slabs.
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Lapaha, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was perfect weather when we visited and everything was so lush and green. The grounds were well kept and the information signs were good.

Thank wilbury_traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon or the Tongan Arch is another attraction that you should see if you are taking a tiki tour around Tongatapu but don't cry if you miss it.

Thank Kcory
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very interesting and well worth a visit. We went here as part of a private tour around the island. This wa one of the highlights.

Thank pmeltham
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It was about 5:15 when we got to the site. Unfortunately, the fence around the structure was closed and we could only gaze at it from a distance. We couldn't walk up to it or read about it or touch it. Too bad!

Thank mollyo17
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This place will only be good if you have a guide with you, otherwise it will you just look at it, take a couple of pics and then go. Luckily I had a guide who knew the history of the trilithon and the surrounding area...More

Thank MasterFredi
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I mainly enjoyed visiting this place due to the background information that my tour guide related to me. Initially the rocks seem a little dull due to their solitary position in a field, but with more information and visual analysis it opens up into something...More

Thank Carl L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Just looking at this structure, gets you thinking about the amazing feat it was getting it made. The joint for the horizontal piece to slot into is a piece of workmanship to be admired. The people sitting having a time together were the people selling...More

Thank Buckoinchch
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is basically a structure of three large stones; basically a mini Stonehenge. It's worth seeing for the historic significance. I wasn't shown very clearly on my maps and took a bit of finding.

Thank RonRSydney_Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very interesting location. I would have hate to be on the loosing side when the tribes where at war. Fate was not pleasant.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cool for a look but don't expect to be blown away. Also watch out for the stall owners trying to sell you stuff. And if you do want to buy, make sure you haggle!

Thank Meryl G
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