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Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, Tongatapu Island

Categories: Monuments, Mysterious Sites, Tourist Spots
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2.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Haveluliku holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Thw story makes the site more impressive It was helpful to have my brother, who lives locally, along as ut makes things so much more interesting to have a guide to explain the history. 
  • If you are driving around for a look at Tonga don't miss a chance to see these monuments to days gone by. Great photo op 
  • Back in the day this place used to be untended and overgrown. You could always climb on the "doorway". It is now an official tourist area. The grounds are well maintained and the paths to the ocean th...  read more »
  • 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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