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Very interesting ruins, and an important part of Kosrae heritage. I agree with other reviewers, definitely visit the ruins with a guide. They are not maintained, and the original signage, where it still exists, has deteriorated to the point where it is not readable (or...More
First, it's probably better to go with a guide. I'm not sure I could have found the ruins on my own. We had to circle around the fenced in area owned by the former Ace Hardware and cross a field full of weeds to get...More
Lelu Island is a small island just outside the east coast of Kosrae. It is connected to Kosrae main island by a bridge and easily accessible from the nearby Kosrae Nautilus Resort and Pacific Treelodge Resort. I actually walked from Treelodge Resort to the island...More
Lelu Ruins is such a wonder...however, it has not been "treasured" well by the people living near the place....an Ace Department Store was built right in front of it making the ruins less important.... sad to see how beautiful it is but not well taken...More
I wish I had read these reviews before we went to Kosrae. We went to see the Lelu Ruins on our own. We did not have a map or a guide. It would have been much more interesting if we knew what we were looking...More
The island is based around a number of villages, some of which can trace their roots back a few thousand years to some impressive ruins. Our guides explained what the different structures were believed to be - and the vibrant culture that was started there.
A very small island connected to the main island by a causeway. It is a nice place to stroll and mingle with the locals. The Lelu ruins are located here. It is a fantastic spot to visit and very easy get to.