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“red hats” (6 reviews)
“volcanic rock” (6 reviews)
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Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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"red hats"
in 6 reviews
"volcanic rock"
in 6 reviews
"various stages"
in 5 reviews
"red stone"
in 4 reviews
"moai statues"
in 8 reviews
"small crater"
in 2 reviews
"spectacular sites"
in 2 reviews
"easter island"
in 21 reviews
"green grass"
in 2 reviews
"short stop"
in 2 reviews
"extinct volcano"
in 2 reviews
"rano raraku"
in 6 reviews
"great site"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"local guide"
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"rapa nui"
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"knots"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the site where nearly all of the Moai hats "Pukao" were carved and from here they were moved all across the island. Apparently the hats were not finished off here but at there final location. The hast were dug out of the quarry...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Puna Pau is a small extinct volcano and the main quarry of the pukao, the topknots. It seems that Puna Pau was considered a secret and sacred place. The same feeling as in Rano Raraku, that the carving stopped overnight and the workers left forever.

Thank JK300
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The Easter Island hats for the statues all came from this site. It was part of an excellent tour so that we got to hear all about it.

Thank angielittlefield
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

nice but not critical to see. good view over Hanga Roa at the top. gives you the real feel of size of the topknots

Thank Mandy M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is the quarry for the topknots of the Moai. We thought it was really cool to see the red topknots scattered around the site. Some had carvings. There are some funny signs that show how they were placed on the Moai-one guy with a...More

Thank CKT808
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

There are a bunch of striking red topknots sitting on the ground, which are interesting to inspect for the indistinct carvings. Further up the path is the actual quarry, which requires a lot of imagination.

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

There's nothing too sexy about this site but it's a necessary stop if you're interested in getting a complete picture of the creation of the moai and an appreciation for the type and amount of work that went into the creation of these statues. This...More

Thank dskid
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The only way to get ther is by hired car. very nice surrounding, and the hill top offer goo view of the Pacific. Those giant red stones are impressive. But prepare for some steep walk, and slippy when wet.

Thank raymasterman
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Puna Pau is the site where he pukao, the red tops worn on top of the heads, were carved. The tops look like hats but they are hair (top knots) and at Anakena Beach you can see some of the statues wearing pukaos. The statue...More

Thank ACL3112
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

It is ok if you want to see where did the find the rock for the red hats on top of some moai, but not much to see here otherwise

Thank 0_valen_0
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