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“Awesome moais - spectacular sight.”
Review of Ahu Akivi

Ahu Akivi
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

These were my favorite moais. I preferred them to Ahu Tongariki for their number and simplicity, I guess. Are these seven moais (explorers) really looking towards the sea or looking towards their home in the West? We'll never know but the sight will remain with you forever.

Thank Dukkar D
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

About halfway from Hanga Roa on the shorter road to Anakena stands the seven seemingly seaward-facing Moais, (they actually faced the tribal village), which were the first ones restored and re-erected by William Mulloy in 1960. It is estimated that these Moais were originally carved and emplalced, in the 1400's.

Among other sites, these Moais are aligned with the rising sun on the spring and autumnal eqinoxes, another example of the

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

There's not a lot to see on Easter Island, although what there is is top notch. Akivi is a secondary moai grouping with just 7, but it's positioning is different. We learned many people combine this and Rano Kau on a half day tour on the day of their arrival, saving the next full day for the better known sites.

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

We went there twice - once via horseback and another time on our own. Both times, we had the entire place to ourselves. This is the only Moai on the island that is inland (not by the sea) and faces outward to sea. These are very special Moais related to the seasons and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 17 January 2014

If you didn't know these 7 moais were in this area, you could easily miss them. I found this area while in a rental car, on the map and easily enough to find down an old country farmed road! Way off from the ocean, but still an intersting spot to check out!

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