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This was one of my favorite sites on our tour of Easter Island. There are several moai by themselves, not on platforms, and you can get very close to them which is not the case at some other sites. They loom over you and yet...More
The hillside is littered with half finished carvings some still held fast in their quarry location others thrown down the hillside. The opportunity to walk amongst these fabulous figures should not be missed though some improved interpretation would be great.
You might think that Ahu Tongariki is the highlight of Easter Island. Well, Rano Raraku - the quarry where the moai were carved - is major competition. So many statues remain or were never intended to be moved, perhaps - scattered in all stages of...More
This site of the factory of where the statues were made is a must see. There is considerable hiking up and down stairs but the sites and vistas are worth it. Seeing so many of these statues all in one place was terrific
Stellar site to see. We had the good fortune of going twice, since it was a poor weather day on the first visit.
I did not realize you can go into the crater (on the other side) as well, which is quite beautiful.
This is the quarry from which all the moais on Easter Island are supposed to have been made. This hill is inside the National Park area on Easter Island & requires you to buy an $80 ticket at the airport to enter. The nice man...More
This is truly an amazing place... where they constructed the moais... hundreds of them in all different positions... you can also see the volcano’s crate... try to spend at least a couple of hours .. there is place for picnics, clean toilets, souvenirs, store