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“stone work” (5 reviews)
“stone walls” (4 reviews)
“unique site” (2 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This site is uninteresting at first, until you look a bit closer. The carvings and ahu itself are unlike the others on the island.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The main attraction at this site is a wall similar to those built in Peru with the stones very very close together. The moai here have all been tipped over during the civil wars. There are pieces spread all over. Interesting place.

Thank mrscleo
Reviewed 7 June 2017

While all of the Moai I saw on Easter Island had distinct characteristics, the Ahu Vinapu was even more distinct as evidenced by an Incan influence. The wall of the Ahu was thinner than the others I visited. In addition, the facial characteristics were different...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This an old platform where the moaïs use to stand. The site has been destroyed by the French with dynamite. They where looking for treasure. You can still see the hole made by the explosion. One interesting thing is the stone masonry of the youngest...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

1 of the statues that has been knocked over but not fixed since. It's very close to the end of the runway and down a muddy pathway. The face in the ground is weirdly sad. It's worth stopping off for 10-15 minutes.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed Vinapu. Its easy to find, just by the airport/gas company. Several heads in the ground & an Inca style wall make this a unique site. We didn't have a guide for anywhere. Sri long as you have a good guidebook & have done...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When we decided to visit Easter Island and started reading to get a sense of the place, several researchers names appear again and again. T. Heyerdahl worked at this site and thought the stonework on one of the Ahus was very similar to work he...More

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 5 April 2017

There are no great erect statues here, but the site is of interest anyway. There is a platform which has been constructed with blocks of stone and no mortar which is similar to the Inca constructions in Peru. As far as I am aware this...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Ahu Vinapu is one of Easter Island Histoical sites and attraction. Famously known for its carvings and the importance of a civilization which honored the larger than life statues. A wonderful cultural xperience and a great place to visit on your trip

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Rented a car for appox. 34,000 CLP per day from the owner of our cabin and drove around myself. As you leave the airpot terminal turn right on to Hotu Matua road instead of veering left at the end to become Camino Vaitea Anakena road...More

Thank Pearl_Yellow_Star
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