Ahu Vaihu, Hanga Roa

4.3
#10 of 16 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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  • This Ahu is where the islanders destroyed 8 large Moai wh=ith a semi destroyed temple. Interesting to see the statues lying down.  more »
  • We went with Papa Nui Travel and their amazing guide was full of information and anecdotes - such a surprise - those chickens!  more »
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