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Ahu Huri a Urenga

Easter Island, Easter Island, Chile
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Small-Group Full-Day Easter Island Highlights South and East
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16 Mar 2017
“4 handed Moai aligned to the winter solstice”
10 Feb 2017
“Original and fascinating”
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Easter Island, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Ahu Huri A Urenga is a solitary moai with 4 hands (the significance of which is lost today). Ahu Huri A Urenga is built on a 20° angle to it's platform so that on the winter solstice the moai is precisely aligned to face the...More

Thank Pearl_Yellow_Star
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This solitary Moai is a real hidden gem, there are no indications to find it, nor it's possible to spot it from far unless you really pay attention. But any statue is banal on Easter Island, this one even less, it's so worth it the...More

Thank Mona77
Reviewed 21 November 2016

In the middle of the island, quite away from all the coastal ones, the thing that is special about this moai is that astronomically it lines up with the spring equinox for the southern hemisphere, Still used by islanders as a Important spriritual location. From...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

take the winding road back to this hidden gem. get out of your car and walk up slowly to this incredible statue. you can just sit there and stare at it all the while wondering how DID they do this?

Thank smatthews8473
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This moai seems a little out of place, standing alone, near the edge of town. Although out of all of the upright moai on the island, you can get the closet to this one. He doesn't have the grandure of some of the other locations...More

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ahu Huri a Urenga is slightly off the common tourist paths, which is a shame as it is fascinating – the only known moai with four hands! Though other reviewers have complained of erosion, this is really not the case and three of the four hands...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Moia are badly eroded and falling apart. Watch out for the horse poop. It is part of my half day tour.

Thank VT94588
Reviewed 29 February 2016

another great site to visit when in Easter Island. Can be done by car with a guide. Not to be missed!

Thank ChantalOttawa
Reviewed 19 January 2016

THIS SITE is in the middle of mountains. Very quiet, not many tourist come here. it's good to enjoy it in the morning since the light is better to take photos. it's few place that with standing moai without tourists. so come here and enjoy...More

Thank lifecity
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Insignificant to many of the Moai because it is worn away, in fact I didn't take a picture here, no need to stay long either - can be seen from the road.

Thank Alice R
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