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Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
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All reviews watch the sunset close to town hanga roa a popular place an easy stroll ancient boat chicken coop great sunset boat house red hat main town sun sets early afternoon nice walk beautiful ocean moai statues rapa nui
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place. There are multiple moai standing sling the way er’s edge. At sunset you’ll likely see a hundred or more people sitting on the hillside to watch sunset. It’s spectacular!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site is mandatory when you're visiting the island. It's so beautiful and not just at sunset when everyone else is there. The site is vacant at sunrise and so peaceful. It's very close to the center of town and easy to access.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KYtraveler79
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

This site was about s 1.5 walk from our hotel so we walked along the shore to get there. The moai are a little worn out but still beautiful against the backdrop of the ocean. You will see a grouping of 4 and there are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Put on your walking shoes, Tahai encompasses a large area! This was one of the oldest settlements on the island dating to 700 AD. With access to the ocean, here was prime real estate occupied by powerful clans. Along with the remains of an ancient...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Ahu Tahai is the closest ceremonial platform to Hanga Roa, located between the museum and the cemetery. Even though the sculptures are not as well-preserved and impressive as some other ahus, together with the Pacific Ocean in the background they provide a truly beautiful view....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

It's a short walk toward the northwestern part of Hanga Roa to the site, nestled north of the cemetery and south of the museum. Three ahus are located here. Ahu Tahai is a single ahu. Ahu Ko Te Riku is to the north, noted for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The most beautiful place to catch a sunset on Easter Island. It was a dream come true to watch the sunset behind these moai

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank seanyj2014
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This turned out to be our first sighting of the enigmatic moais of Easter Island & it got us intrigued for sure. This ahu (platform) on the coast has 5 moais on top of it, with only 3 of them having their heads intact. Closeby,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PrinksSS
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Place!!! this is the Ahu I liked most because you have got 5 Moai in a row and then you have got the only one Moai of the island equipped with hat and above all eyes! it's totally amazing. during the day, the sunset,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cleow77
Reviewed 18 September 2018

One of the best sunsets that i've ever seen. Is very beautiful and inspiring, i loved. It totally worth.

Date of experience: September 2018
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28 October 2015|
Response from Karnyshova |
Hi!) Mataveri airport is 7 kilometres from the city centre. The city is very small and the traffic is very small. So you'll have 20 minutes to get to the airport.
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