The Easter Island’s most iconic features are its moai, the enormous statues that are scattered across the land. They were cut from stone by the Rapa Nui centuries ago, and their territory is a world heritage site. They give a bird’s eye view of a section of ancient history. Some of the historical sites in Easter Island include,
Ahu’s rectangular stone platform was created specifically for the moai statues, but no sentinels have placed there anymore. They are still plentiful at the Ranu Raraku volcanic crater and were cut from volcanic tuff within its rim. There are 150 statues in total, which were restored in the 1990s. Some are incomplete, leaving archaeologists to wonder what brought the sudden cessation of work.