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Ahu Tongariki

Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 210 0827
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15 Of The Island's Famous Moai Statues Stand Here In A Military Lineup Upon A Flat Rock Platform.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Get to Tongariki for sunrise (be there 30 minutes before the time of sunrise as the colours and light in the sky occur the 20 minutes before the time of sunrise) 15 moai statues stand guard on the Ahu- the largest Ahu constructed, ponder the...More

Thank wanderw0man101
Reviewed 3 days ago

What I came to see. Superb archaeology. Our excellent guide was vital for our getting the most out of this site.

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a popular spot to come and watch the sunrise and it is a magical experience. The entrance opens just before the sun comes up so you might have to scramble to get set up. However some of the best sunset views are from...More

Thank expat326
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Part of a tour of a number of sites, this is probably the best known. It still is an amazing sight to se the sheer scale of these figures. The Ahu and maoi were restored with funding and machinery from Japan. A must visit for...More

Thank PKH624
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tongariki provides the classic setting for the famous Moai photograph that is seen the world over. Even though the site has been restored it is still breathtaking to see the statues in real life and to wonder at their history. Or visit was part of...More

Thank sunseeker2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can use your national park ticket USD80 to enter all the sites. Although not authentic as they were re- erected with Japanese help, nevertheless the site is awesome. You can walk behind the statues to have a closer look at the platform The Pacific...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fifteen of these huge guys in various states of ruin stand in a line at this site on a single platform. Awesome and amazing.

Thank KathyinCostaRica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Why would one go to Easter Island other than to see the Maoi in many sites on the island? This is the most impressive and biggest of all and a must-see site for sure. It is on the far side of the island but easily...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most amazing place on Easter Island. An absolute must see. The 15 moai are just breathtaking to see in all their glory. Don’t miss it......photos do not do it justice until you see them up close. Fabulous!!!!!

Thank Bur88
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Here is the largest collection of standing Moai on a platform on the island. There are fifteen statues, weighing up to thirty tonnes each on a platform two hundred metres long. The site was destroyed by a tsunami in the 1960's but re-erected with assistance...More

Thank Ron P
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Response from Mona77 | Reviewed this property |
I went there by bike, there's just 1 street that leads there, you can't go wrong!
2 March 2015|
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Response from RobbyRose |
We were there last month (3/2015). They drive on the right side of the road. I saw a car rental place right in town but don't know what they cost. If I were you, I'd take a small group or private tour. The tour guides have... More