Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
3.5

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3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles133 reviews
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Very good
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Brad T
Sydney, Australia10 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
It was not a cultural show... it was more like a religious service. All stories were God worship stories. Most of the songs were religious based. Traditional war cry like the Sipi Tau were replaced by dances like "How Jehovah kicked out the Devil." Only non religious piece was the fire dancer. Quite a few people left early. Food was OK
Written 7 January 2024
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Thanks for your review much appreciated
Written 6 April 2024
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Scott G
Washington DC, DC399 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
A nice spot for a couple of pictures when in Nuku'alofa. You cannot get close up to the tombs, however, it is a touch of Tongan heritage that is an easy visit.
Written 18 October 2023
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travelbob1
New Windsor, NY1,113 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
There is no doubt that this is a "royal" tomb. The grandeur and splendor makes it clear to everyone visiting the site.
Written 21 February 2023
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Thanks very much for your review most appreciate hope you had great stay during your time in the Kingdom God Bless +++
Written 8 March 2023
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P. T. R
Marsing, ID31 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
In a small country where people live meagerly, it is an ugly display of opulance. According to Forbes, Tonga is the 6th most corrupt country in the world.
Written 29 February 2020
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Richard F
Louisville, KY7,397 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
This place is only worth seeing if you are visiting another attraction nearby. Located well behind an iron fence it is very hard to see anything unless you have a telephoto lens camera. We had a quick look as we were nearby.
Written 1 January 2020
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This is Sacred in our Culture so by showing respect people are allowed to go near the Sacred Tombs .
Written 22 January 2020
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Mjay
Invercargill, New Zealand54 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018
This area is Tapu so you actually cant very close to the tombs. You can see them from the perimeter but would recommend going to visit with a good camera with a good zoom so you can have a half way decent look.
Written 30 September 2019
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Thanks very much for your review hope you had a great time in Tonga while you visited
Written 8 March 2023
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Cathy T
Tauranga, New Zealand71 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
Worth a look but all the gates were shut so we couldn’t get very close which was disappointing. Close to town centre
Written 21 September 2019
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Yes this is our culture we have places that are tapu and needs to be respected just like the Uluru in Australia no one is allowed to climb on top same here it is sacred publis aren't allowed to go inside the grounds coz it's sacred. Hope you had a great time whilst you were in Tonga and thanks very much for touring with us .
Written 8 March 2023
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Melanie E
Auckland Central, New Zealand142 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
You can't actually go in, just look from the roadside. It's in the main town so it's easy to get to.
Written 15 July 2019
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danielkayelene
The Summit, Australia758 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
Interesting to view the Royal Tombs but you are understandably restricted access to the site. There is a information board on Laifone Rd that describes what you are looking at and gives a bit of historical background. Worth spending a couple of minutes for those interested.
Written 10 July 2019
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Richard T
Burnley, UK1,210 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
You just have to visit this place but we’re disappointed not to be able to get closer than 50 metres or so. The signage explains the tombs is very good, but you are just too far away.
Written 31 May 2019
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