Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, Tongatapu Island

Learn about the region's history and ancient architectural practices with a visit to Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, a 13th-century stone structure built as a gateway to the king's throne and royal compound. The three coral limestone slabs of this megalithic trilithon weigh in at over 36,287 kg (80,000 lb) each. Opt for a guided tour to learn more about the 13th-century ruler and his kingdom, or discover the impressive monument by following informative postings. Pigs run the grounds freely, and many locals sell their goods nearby. Plan your visit to Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nuku'alofa trip planner .
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  • Portal of stone as one of the attractions of the main island is included in the compulsory excursions proposed every taxi driver ... on the fan (for me so it's always better to wildlife mertyh ruins
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  • As I have said before, there are not too may interesting sightseeing locations in Tonga, but you should add this to your itinerary. You only need about 15 minutes to look around, but worth stopping fo...  more »
  • Tongan version of Stonehenge. Pretty cool for when you think about how on earth did they get them there as well as the one on top.  more »
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  • it is really big
  • It's like taking you back to time. The stone is really a time machine. An old man shared that its more of a clock and a calendar. Tells when the winter is coming or summer. Tell the shortest or longest day in a calendar day. It is amazing. The people of Tonga have their own advanced metrology and computer database. Its a privilege for me to see this rare but unique wonders of the Oceania timeline.
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