Rano Raraku, Easter Island

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Walk among iconic moai stone heads at Rano Raraku, which provides visitors with a chance to come face-to-face, literally, with impressive centuries-old monoliths. Crane your neck back to appreciate the sheer size of the site's 397 sculptures, the largest of which would stand at 21.6 m (70.9 ft) if it could be lifted upright. Gaze out from the top of the quarry, which still contains many unfinished moai sculptures, to appreciate the nearby Rano Raraku crater lake, striking with its multicolored surrounds. Using our custom trip planner, Easter Island attractions like Rano Raraku can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Such a fascinating place to see where the Moai were made, and being able to see some in their current form never finished shows you how they carved them out of the side of the rocks. Awesome place to ...  more »
  • The jewel of the Rapa Nui. I advise a visit on a clear and clear day, nor with much sun. A leisurely visit, without rush to enjoy the place.
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