Easter Island Travel Guide

Easter Island Sights

Ahu Huri a Urenga

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 01/20/2011

Fodor's Review

One of the few ahus to be erected inland, Ahu Huri a Urenga appears to be oriented toward the winter solstice. Its lonely moai is exceptional because it has two sets of hands, the second carved above the first. Archaeologists believe this is because the lower set was damaged during transport to the ahu.

Sight Information

Address:

3 km (2 miles) from Av. Hotu Matu'a on paved road to Playa Anakena, Easter Island, Valparaíso, Chile

Published 01/20/2011

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