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Ahu Tongariki Review

One of the island's most breathtaking sights is Ahu Tongariki, where 15 moai stand side by side on a 200-foot-longahu, the longest ever made. Tongariki was painstakingly restored after being destroyed by a massive tidal wave in 1960. The moai here, some whitened with a layer of sea salt, have holes in their extended earlobes that might have once been filled with chunks of obsidian. They face an expansive ceremonial area where you can find petroglyphs of turtles and fish.

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