Talietumu

sights / Military

Talietumu information

Location
Wallis & Futuna
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Talietumu is a huge and beautifully restored archaeological site, a one-time fortified Tongan settlement dating from around AD 1450. A wide defensive wall with entrance passages surrounds tree-dotted lawns and a number of other structures, including large platforms and a circular stockade base.

The stone paved roads in and around the site were used only by the king, whose feet were not allowed to touch the ground.