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Ahu Akivi, Easter Island

See the sacred Ahu Akivi, a religious site on Easter Island that contains seven moai stone figures carved between the 13th and 17th centuries. The identical human-like statues were discovered in 1955 and restored in 1960 by a team of American and Chilean archaeologists. The statues have an astronomic importance, facing the sunset during the vernal equinox and showing their backs to the sunrise during the autumnal equinox. Put Ahu Akivi into our Hanga Roa route app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hanga Roa.
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  • Only moais of the island looking towards the sea, these 7 Scouts impinge upon its mystery and beauty
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  • When visiting Easter Island AHU Akivi plant should not be missed the ceremonies. The massive statues are more than 800 years old and give up many puzzles.
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  • The altars of Rapa Nui are impressive. They have a very nice story. I recommend making a tour called ANA (cave in Rapa Nui language) and the Rapa Nui Dream & Discover do. Three caves and two altars, the guide is passionate and knows a lot about every corner. Cute mix between hiking and culture
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  • Such a nice beach , the water is crystal clear. If you go try the fresh made juice drinks under the white tent.
  • If you're a huge rock enthusiast like myself and enjoy traveling 2700 miles halfway across the earth to see a snowman built out of hard rock then this is the trip for you. Besides this formation they have these crazy huts made out of....(drumroll) you guessed it sticks and leaves. It's amazing to me that such time was spent on building these dumb rock people. Think about it, they didn't have wheel barrows, chisels, or any large machinery. It was probably some weirdo of the village that was obsessed with making the exact same rock person over and over again. They'd be like, there goes Allen again, building his damn rock people. He hasn't caught ANY fish or collected any berries in like four weeks. Who knows, maybe Allen was making fun of Steve and his big chin. Decided to build like 10 of these things in a row right outside of Steve's hut window so he could wake up every morning and look at them. Maybe it was a gold joke unlike any we've seen here...maybe it was just...Allen....we'll never know and you should never visit this place because you won't find the answers there....just...more rock and stick.
  • Long time getting there,4 days at sea,no plane trains,no ships just us,nowhere in the world has there history.Then 2 days at sea and Pitcairn island amazing.and just to end our holiday 6 island in French Polynesia.
  • The seven moai, the area is quite nice this one is little far from the beach
  • The easter island is year 2010 is the best staute in the world, there are also land turtles or platypuses next year fly 2015 and 2018 and 2022
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