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Ahu Nau Nau, Easter Island
(4.7/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
One of the most important moai archeological sites on Easter Island, Ahu Nau Nau boasts seven ancient statues restored to their former glory in 1980 by Sergio Rapu. Located on the golden sand of Anakena Beach, these monoliths have enjoyed better preservation than most over time, as sand accumulated by wind kept them partly buried for a long time. Survey the red coral topknots perfectly placed on the heads of the four larger statues. Head behind the moai to observe some ancient petroglyphs representing the legendary lizard man, a figure of folklore among Easter Island inhabitants. Plan to see Ahu Nau Nau and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hanga Roa vacation route planner.
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  • There are 2 O'ahu, the one with the 7 moai, and another with a single moai. 2 overlooks the beach of Anakena. The site looks great, well restored, you look at the moai from front or back!
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  • perfect of rapa nui. The MOAI and Anakena beach. It also has bars to eat. End opposite the village of Hanga Roa. Only comes with exurison or renting a vehicle
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  • The most striking aspect of these images is that most have a Red Hat. And just as on almost all andee locations are the Moai with your back to the sea. And in this case also with your back to a beautiful beach!
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  • A lovely little beach with a great set of mauais
  • The beach was welcoming after touring the island all day.
  • It completely a is different place.
  • It's a different place
  • It's bad, it's came from devil.