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Ahu Te Pito Kura

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

This site was a little disappointing. The rock is small and nowadays you cannot get close enough try to feel the supposed magnetic field. It's a curiously that, if you have the time, you might as well go to see. But don't expect to be...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

You cannot reach the site because of a barrier (see picture) halfway through the path. If this entrance was adapted (enlarged), you could reach the site with your wheelchair. The path is unpaved and downhill - Definetely not easy, but somehow manageable. Yet, until the...More

2  Thank Wheelchair A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This site is the one that as a magnetic rock brought by the first king of the island. It was probably standing on the destroyed platform nearby. It is not impressive but of you are interested by the legends and the history of the rapa...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What was once the largest statue standing on the island although it stands no more. It's worth stopping before you get to the beach.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is an interesting place to learn about how the ancient indigenous mark times and directions by stones. Beautiful view.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I guess after a few facebook posts of tourists sitting on this stone it has been moved to a more secure location. The story is a Polynesian king brought this stone to the island. Its magnetic claims were not demostrated nor were we allowed to...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

As we explored Easter Island there were so many cultural sites that at time our heads were spinning. This one was both interesting and fun. How do you turndown checking out the belly button of the world?

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Ahu Te Pito Kura One of the land marks and sightseeing trips you must do and see while in Easter Isalnd in Chile. Sadly lying face down the largest statutes to be found on the island watches over the beautiful ocean. Close by you can...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Te Pito Kura meaning “Navel of the Earth” is a perfectly round sacred stone which was brought by King Hotu Matua around 450 A.D, from the home island of Hiva. It supposedly emits mana (spiritual power) to those who sit on the small rocks and...More

Thank Pearl_Yellow_Star
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is one of the sites that attracted me the most while I was preparing my trip to Easter Island: to see Paro, the biggest Moai ever erected on a platform. I have to see it was really fascinating! The platform stands over the ocean...More

Thank Mona77
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