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Bellissima, breve pausa fuori dal borgo di Vitorchiano. Raggiungibile in auto, è possibile parcheggiare proprio di fronte alla statua. Unico esemplare al mondo di Moai al di fuori dell'Isola di Pasqua... more »Beautiful, short break outside the village of Vitorchiano. Accessible by car, you can park right in front of the statue. The only example in the world of Moai outside of Easter Island, yet almost nobody knows about. A reflection is a must. Recommend a visit.
Si rimane esterrefatti a bocca aperta nel vedere prima e leggere dell'l'autenticità di questa statua scolpita qui da artisti di Rapa Nui dell'isola di Pasqua unica nel suo genere. Bellissima. more »You remain stunned speechless to see first and read of the authenticity of this statue here by artists of Rapa Nui of Easter Island unique. Beautiful.
Non avrei mai pensato di trovare una statua come quelle dell'Isola di Pasqua a Vitorchiano! Magari non vale il viaggio da sola, ma visto che Vitorchiano è un bellissimo borgo, consiglio assolutamente ... more »I never thought I'd find a statue as those of Easter Island in Vitorchiano! Maybe not worth the trip alone, but since Vitorchiano is a beautiful village, I would absolutely recommend a joint visit. We had great meals at Zafferano restaurant.
Great piece of peperino #vitorchianophotowalk
Very nice, the only Moai out from Easter Island in the world. Located in Vitorchiano, a town of Etruscan origin, a few kilometers from Viterbo. But the Moai ignores everything that surrounds and secures the country from his room at the belvedere. The Moai of Vitorchiano is not ancient: it was sculpted in 1990 by eleven indigenous Maori of Easter Island, invited by RAI "in search of the Ark", to realize one of the most amazing cultural ' twinning ' programmes. Since the original Moai of Easter Island are deteriorating, State television managed to track down a volcanic stone similar to that of the cave on Easter Island in order to build a new one. Made possible thanks to a huge block of peperino weighing 30 tons. It was carved with axes manuals and sharp stones, by eleven indigenous maori Atanm family, from the island of Rapa Nui (Chile). "The Moai-explained the builders having danced around the block of peperino which gradually took shape-is a sacred sculpture brings prosperity to the place looking, as long as it never moved. If it is moved from the point at which it is carved, causes large disasters. " The visit lasts a few minutes is said to bring serenity and perhaps a pinch of luck.
MOAI in local stone (Spitfire) from Maori craftsmen in 1990, only one outside of Easter Island. Freely accessible, is a work of great value unique.
Fascinating artwork that you wouldn't ever find in an Italian village. Worth the visit.
The first moai born outside from Easter Island is located in the heart of Italy, in Vitorchiano, in Tuscia. Sitting with his face impassive, son of the same matter on which at his side stands on a rocky cliff the medieval hamlet of Vitorchiano. Jars a bit to see him there, it has to be said, but fascinating to think that hands come from the opposite point of the globe have chosen this lava stone, peperino, so similar to theirs, daughter of fire which gave rise to their land, the island Rapa Nui (Great Rock). And so it happens that in 1990 the indigenous maori family of eleven Juan Atan Padhye, invited by a transmission RAI (in search of the Ark), by this enormous block of peperino, with asce manuals and sharp stones, with expert hands and with the technique passed down from generations have given body and face the guardian of Vitorchiano. Still not certain their function in the island, among the hypotheses that are symbol of contact with spirits of the ancestors, I think so too, that through his eyes, in his flesh made of the same matter in the country in the background, our ancestors monitor and protect us!
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