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Polynesian Marae, French Polynesia, Southeast Asia

  Ceremonial platforms and huge megalithic stones

Marae is peculiar Polynesian cultural monument. In Leeward Islands most marae are rectangular, raised areas where the outer walls are laid with upright stones. Inside the marae a raised altar si found (called ahu), which is clad with stones.

Address: an example of such a platform (called Marae Fare-Opu) can be found Leeward Islands, Bora Bora, at the Faanui bay
This site belongs to the following categories: Megalithic
Leveled Platform
Petroglyph, Rock Art
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Les éléments du marae, nice images

Directory of Marae sites

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