Ahu Vaihu, Hanga Roa

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#9 of 11 in Historic Sites in Easter Island
Feel the mysteries of Easter Island at Ahu Vaihu, a complex of ruins surrounded by verdant cliffs and azure ocean. You can inspect eight examples of "moai," the famed statues of Easter Island, at the site. The eight moai, however, have been felled over time, and now lie face down with broken necks, the weakest parts of the moai structures. Pay special attention to the paina, a circle of stones where rituals and ceremonies would take place. Put Ahu Vaihu on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hanga Roa trip website .
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  • Here are more of the Moai toppled over and destroyed by the tsunami - it is sad to see There is also a small recreation of a Rapa Nui village You don’t need long here  more »
  • Less spectacular than other sites, where the Moais were straightened, but very interesting archaeologically with a beautiful sea view. Do with a guide for ad-hoc explanations
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  • The statue of the sea. Pukao MOAI have been knocked out lying, roll away the 10 minutes, you can realize how huge it is.
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