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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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  • Ahu Nau Nau is a set of MOAI located in Anakena Beach, is about a beautiful green lawn on a hill just steps from the white sand of Anakena. It is a very nice postcard that you can not miss to visit Rapa Nui.
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  • After bathing in the beach you have to see this complex. These MOAI are elements of great fineness in his carving.
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  • Certainly there is a but, but it would become almost banal. But see them close to a beach with a beautiful ocean, if the postcard type. Don't miss all that there are 3 snacks that allow to dine in a nice setting and affordable prices.
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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.
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  • It's bad, it's came from devil.