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Ahu Te Pito Kura

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Address: Easter Island, Chile
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US$ 200.00*
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Private Full-Day Easter Island Moai Monuments Tour
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Honestly had I never heard about this stone before I was actually on the day tour, and it is supposed to give out so much energy you can feel it. Now, they have put a fence around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Honestly had I never heard about this stone before I was actually on the day tour, and it is supposed to give out so much energy you can feel it. Now, they have put a fence around it so you cannot go close anymore. However, people apparently travel from around the world to solely see this stone, so if you... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was an interesting little site by the sea. Perfectly round rocks with the largest one in the center having magnetic capabilities. Unfortunately, they’ve built up a wall (for preservation reasons, I'd assume), so we could only look at it without setting a compass on it. Our very animated guide named Christian was very knowledgeable and explained the rocks’ significance.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

At first sight, this appears to be a field with a number of empty platforms and fallen rocks. Only a guide will be able to explain the significance of this location. I liked the perfectly rounded stones set out in the shape of the compass points, set just in front of the ocean. A very beautiful location.

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is the site of the largest moai created on the island but it hasn't been restored. There is also an oddity - a polished magnetic rock surrounded by four stones. Unfortunately, the rock is not inaccessible as the rock wall around it had an opening that was recently sealed to keep tourists out. Apparently, selfish and disrespectful tourists used... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The only thing worth seeing was the 5 round stones that may be used for campus in the ancient time. Moia are badly eroded and falling apart. Watch out for the horse poop.

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Sofia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

if you hired a guide, I assume it will be part of the day trip. If you have plenty of time on the island, visit it. You have a chance to enjoy some kids fishing nearby or to smell wonderful tropical flowers on your way to the site. There is a myth about the stones, everyone is free to believe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Well for all culture something is the center of the world, for the incas were cusco, and for this culture here is Ahu Te Pito Kura that means center of the world.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Walking to the sea after visiting the caves at this site we were introduced to this old stone with magnetic powers. The indigenous peoples ascribed healing to it and have annual visit to this circle of power. The walk is quite long downhill Many would have preferred to stay in the van and see the picture

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Although we didn't "feel" the energy from the rock, it was still a beautiful site to visit! Went with a guide and was thoroughly appreciated by all!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

This site give you the impression of the BIGGEST completed moai found on the island. as I remember 10 meter high. very interesting site. if you are on the coast, you should stop by since this is the only moai standing here with some story which you can read on the board. Don't miss it.

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