Worth visiting to see the complete picture, but definitely not as interesting as the some of the other sites. This is the quarry where the top knots came from, so you will not see any moais.
You must stop here in Easter Island! I learned so much in just a few hours! Bring your camera, umbrella and a snack with water. Weather can change fast, they have an expensive snack bar and bathrooms that need tokens !?! Be sure to take the path that leads to the crater as well. It is SO beautiful! From this... 更多
Set in a large, deep crater in the earth sit these red rocks, half-way made, all within a rolling valley. Some are almost done and some are still in their original rock form. Interesting to learn about how they represented a topknot on top of a moai's head, and how the process was stopped dead in its tracks after the... 更多
The massive unfinished pukaos are testimony to a civilization that simply vanished leaving no script of their mission or engineering ingenuity/blue print. Some of these pukaos are about five feet in height. Astoundingly phenomenal on how they possibly got such tonnage to securely rest atop the Moias!!!!!
Moia are badly eroded and falling apart. Some are smaller than I think. The moia were curved from the mountain. Wild horses are roaming in the park and they pooped everywhere.
This quarry is all about the top knots for the Moai. But not only are the huge carved lava rocks intriguing themselves, the views of the countryside and the ocean are also incredible. Obviously, we had to walk up a hill to see this, but it’s a short, easy stroll and definitely worth it. Amazing how these are all a... 更多
It is an easy walk up the hill to see where the "hats" were carved out. Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Looking at these heavy red topknots makes you ask once again, "How did they really get these things on the statues heads?" A worthwhile trip to this site.
even if you are not interested in seeing big red pieces of rocks, the view is worth it. This is the site where all hair/hats has been produced for all moai on the island.
I was on a big walk from HR to the caves, Ah Akivi and then I walked on the road to the quarry. Lovely views and interesting to see. Then walked back on road to HR. Probably a 6 hour day but, a slow paced one