Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island

5.0
#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Easter Island
Ruin Landmark Must See
Match the intense gaze of the 15 moai monuments staring back at you at Ahu Tongariki. Lined up in a row, as if protecting the coast against invaders, the massive monoliths represent perhaps the most iconic attraction on Easter Island. Despite damage caused by a 1960 tsunami, the restored monoliths remain as intimidating and mysterious as ever. Channel your inner creative and take some amazing photographs, playing with the angles and the light to perfectly capture all 15 monuments in a single frame. To visit Ahu Tongariki and other attractions in Hanga Roa, use our Hanga Roa online road trip planner .
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  • This area on Easter Island has 15 Moai which has the largest monument all in a row. They are placed with their backs towards the ocean. Loved seeing it in person with horses and dogs strolling...  more »
  • I visited Easter Island with family. This ahu was one of the must-see moai sites suggested by our hotel. I enjoyed this site, because of all the erect moai in one location. This is also the largest...  more »
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