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Ahu Akivi, Easter Island

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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. A visit to Ahu Akivi represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hanga Roa vacation builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Very impressive Moai platform. Better with a guide to give you all the particulars that you would miss on your own. 
  • The only MOAI (7 Scouts) overlooking the sea. Place of peace and mystery. place of visit required for who goes to the island
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  • It is different from the others. It is not easy in car arrive for a signalling issue but it is advisable to go and not to be missed, because it is another view of the MOAI
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  • Peaceful location. Toilet inside the store here is expensive. Try to avoid it.
  • The only moais on the island that are looking out towards the ocean. The roads to get to these ones are pretty poor but all good in a 4x4.
  • pooper nnnnnnnnoooooooooo by day
  • Not the best on the island
  • This is not the location for Ahu Akivi; this is the side of the Orongo crater. The correct coordinates are: -27° 6' 53.48", -109° 23' 41.87" Google: can we edit or delete this location?