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Address: Easter Island, Chile
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Easter Island Super Saver: Ahu Akivi and Orongo plus Anakena Beach Day Trip

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Only Moai facing ocean on island, a band of 7

Unlike most of the rest these are all alike in size and shape and inland rather than on the ocean but they face the ocean. They are aligned with the sunrise in Spring and Equinox... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unlike most of the rest these are all alike in size and shape and inland rather than on the ocean but they face the ocean. They are aligned with the sunrise in Spring and Equinox in Fall as this was farm land.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusually located inland, rather than along the coast, Ahu Akivi is sacred and has seven moai, that are similar in size that all face the sunset during the Spring Equinox and the sunrise to their backs during the Autumn Equinox. There was a cremation ground behind the central platform and a cave where people used to live and where some... More 

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Piacenza, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe at first it seems to be a bit weird to see a Moai platform in the inland, we are used to see them near the ocean. But there was nothing strange in its construction, it protected a village that was in the interior. This Ahu position is indeed fascinating, all around it there are green fields and nature, it's... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Very impressive Moai platform. Better with a guide to give you all the particulars that you would miss on your own.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

it is a sacred place in Rapa Nui in the Valparaíso Region of Chile, looking out towards the Pacific Ocean

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Remember that my recommendation is for a two day tour of Rapa Nui or Easter Island with a professional guide. With this in mind, this site is one among several of the exciting and beautiful ones. Here one can see seven Moai of various sizes and/or phases of construction/destruction on a slight hill. At another point, one can find five... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Beautiful Moai in a beautiful setting. I find all of the Moai on Easter Island to be special in their own way so try and catch them all. Go see these Moai before or after tackling the hike to Terevaka since they are steps away from each other.

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

this Ahu is the only one where the Moai are not facing inland, but to the sea. we went very early and thus had this place for ourselves !

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Each one of these statues is different and there are carvings on the rear of them. They are so large and have travelled such a long way from the quarries.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It is so difficult to compare all the wonders of Easter Island, so probably Ahu Akivi is not the best Moai group but still mazingly wonderful and certainly worth the detour. Good as well so see in horse ride

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