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Lelu Ruins Historic Park

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Overview of Lelu Ruins Historic Park

The Lelu ruins are a historic site of great importance. Visually, they qualify as a 'Wonder of the Pacific.' along with Nan Madol (Pohnpei) and Easter Island's statues. Historically, it was the capital or ruling center of Kosrae, a feudal society which was at the pinnacle of complex political development in prehistoric Micronesia (similar to Hawaiian and Tongan societies in Polynesia). Kosrae's society had a great influence not only on Kosrae, but on Pohnpei and probably Chuuk (Truk).

Walking around Lelu Island you'll see only a sleepy waterfront village. An uninformed visitor might never know that behind a 'modern' wall of houses, stores, and breadfruit trees lies one of the most impressive archaeological sites in all the Pacific Islands.

Immense walls of coral and basalt stand over the remains of a royal city's canals, temples and royal tombs. Once inside these impressive walls, you're in an ancient, hidden city, the kind of isolated setting you might imagine trekking hours through dense jungle to find. These walls transport you 500 years back in time where you just might feet the presence of the Togusra protecting his kingdom.

Walking around Lelu Island you'll see only a sleepy waterfront village. An uninformed visitor might never know that behind a 'modern' wall of houses, stores, and breadfruit trees lies one of the most impressive archaeological sites in all the Pacific Islands.

Immense walls of coral and basalt stand over the remains of a royal city's canals, temples and royal tombs.

Once inside these impressive walls, you're in an ancient, hidden city, the kind of isolated setting you might imagine trekking hours through dense jungle to find. These walls transport you 500 years back in time where you just might feet the presence of the Togusra protecting his kingdom.

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Brion H. wrote about War Bunkers and Barracks:

"It was pretty cool, but we had a really hard time finding the road to get here. One sign said Barracks, but it was pointing at the wrong road, and in the wrong direction. We went inside one of the bunkers, and it was partially filled with old TVs and computer monitors. It felt a little creepy to be there, as these have been abandoned for years. Strange, but worth the trip.

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