Rano Raraku, Easter Island

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Walk among iconic moai stone heads at Rano Raraku, which provides visitors with a chance to come face-to-face, literally, with impressive centuries-old monoliths. Crane your neck back to appreciate the sheer size of the site's 397 sculptures, the largest of which would stand at 21.6 m (70.9 ft) if it could be lifted upright. Gaze out from the top of the quarry, which still contains many unfinished moai sculptures, to appreciate the nearby Rano Raraku crater lake, striking with its multicolored surrounds. Using our custom trip planner, Easter Island attractions like Rano Raraku can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were there in the morning, the light is really good! (Unfortunately it was a bit cloudy) we were very happy about our guide, as all the details can be explained!
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  • Our favourite site on the island. This is the quarry where the majority if the Moai were carved and then transported to various parts of the island. There are many Moai in various stages of completion...  more »
  • if there's one place in the world to visit, it's Easter Island. About 400 moai, are there, standing, straight, well planted in the ground, others, lying down, looking at the sky, blue or starry. I can not find the words, to describe, the 100 statues, scattered, on such a small island ... I'll have to come back.....
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