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Laifone Rd, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool Site to see while getting a glimpse of Tonga culture and history. Make sure to take a drive in this area too for more.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkPurdue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an easy walk from town and it although you couldn't get up close and personal, you still were able to capture the respect/tradition that is bestowed upon the Royal Tongan family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RodzEvie
Reviewed 21 November 2018

The history of the Kingdom of Tonga is very interesting. We spent quite a bit of time learning about their history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matt G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you join the 4hours local tour, this is the 2nd stop, really nothing to see non for photo shooting too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank williamhtam
Reviewed 28 September 2018

As others have said, you can't get anywhere near the tombs, and they were desperately in need of a power wash. The tombs were the perfect breeding ground for black mold. I guess it's a good thing we couldn't get close and breath it into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lmiller808
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It's a shame the tombs are closed off to the public other than distant views from the edge of wlth park but worth a short visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OnwardTraveller
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Visually stunning, but untouchable. The whole ground takes up about two blocks, but it is all fenced off, so all you can do is look and take photos from afar.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gnurob73
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Royal Tombs are a spectacle and great to photograph. The size of them makes them dwarf other cemeterys.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leslee G
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We could not get near to these tombs they are in a big field and the bus stops just to let you see them. They are only a short distance from the wharf so you do not need to be on a tour to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pam R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Opposite to the Free Church of Tonga (1885) there is the Mala’ekula park. A fence prevents the visitors to walk closer to the Royal tombs, as the ground around them is considered sacred. That's why the visitors can only have a distant glimse of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mina P
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a paper guide that tells you which royal is in which tomb is available from the tourist office which is situated on the sea front, by the royal docks. You can walk around the edge of the field that the tombs are in. There... More
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