Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island

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#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Easter Island
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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 Easter Island, use our Easter Island online road trip planner .
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  • You obviously cannot go to Easter Island without visiting this. The famous 15 Moai here cannot be missed. It is a bit of a drive to get to, but no more than 25 minutes from town.  more »
  • You'll see thousands of photos and still the place will seem magical. The sunrise there is a must-have of Easter island.
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