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This mysterious 11th-century stone arch weighs about 12 tons and is made up of three large slabs.
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Reviewed 1 October 2019

I was taken here by my tour guide and marveled at the structure for some time. My tour guide had excellent knowledge of the history of the stones. Great piece of history. Its almost like Tonga's version of the stone henge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mjayb88
Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

Amazing structure in a pleasant setting - there were a few people selling local crafts, very pleasant

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 143cathyt
Reviewed 11 July 2019

An amazing structure built sometime around 12ooAD. Not too much to look at but still worth a short visit for Tonga's version of Stonehenge. I enjoyed the history side but the kids were quickly bored. Unlike Stonehenge you can get up close and touch the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank danielkayelene
Reviewed 27 April 2019

Take your time and have a good look at the site. The way the stones are attached is amazing and the backrest further towards the sea is a part of it all. You can walk to the coast about 5 minutes away down manicured grass...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

An interesting site but basically a larger heavy stone on two other stones. The impressive thing is the question of how it was built.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 136charlesk
Reviewed 22 January 2019

This megalithic gateway is located some 30 kilometres from the capital Nuku'alofa, It is believed to be built around the 13th century.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adilah D
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Fascinating to see in person. Sort of their Stonehenge. How did they do that is a question you will have. Excellent photo ops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Fascinating look into some history in Tonga. Sadly our taxi driver, 'scenic guide' was a bit scratchy with his English and explanations of the Ha'amonga'a. Fortunately the signage gave more detail ... little hard to read as is placed quite far off the ground. Still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 November 2018

When you see this, you can then start to understand why the Tongan at one point in time ruled the South Pacific. Spectacular. And the friendly locals will be happy to sell you there shells and jewelry as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matt G
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was a stop off for us on an island sightseeing tour but really glad we got to visit a site of such historical importance. The signage is really informative and there are public bathrooms located here which were clean and tidy. There are local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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