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Ahu Tahai, Easter Island

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#4 of 11 in Historic Sites in Easter Island
Get a close look at three altars of the Moai when you visit Ahu Tahai. The attraction actually encompasses all three altars of Moai that are close together and near the village of Orongo, all found in a large green field. Take time to sit on the grass and relax after your day on the island. Try to visit at sunset for the best photographic moments of the altars and the sea. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Ahu Tahai and many more Hanga Roa attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Hanga Roa online road trip planner .
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  • This set of Ahu (are 3) are next to hanga Roa, passing the cemetery and it is a typical place to go to see the sunset on the sea falling between the moai; very beautiful moment.
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  • Do first in the day to enjoy the scene with the beautiful cemetery next. We can go without problem from the village on foot along the coast. Continuing, you can also visit the free Museum where the true eye of moai ever found. Then, we must go back to the sunset to admire this magnificent place from another angle (take a small wool). Lots of people come picnic to enjoy this magical moment
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  • In walking distance from the village and sunset time tremendous crowds. No problem walking alone after the sunset, so is recommended. Tongariki Sunrise than here, and visitors comments.
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  • This site is the closest to the main town and within the walkable distance from the Main Street. There is no gate or guards who ask you for tickets. Beautiful sunset site - you should come at the right time! It can get pretty windy too.
  • great place for sunset i went there twice during my trip with my friends and all the time i brought wine to watch sun go down. so well it is best place for having wine and watching sunset.
  • You can see the whole spectrum of Moai in this area - some with eyes, some with hats, some broken, some whole.
  • The sunset is amazing! It's also a great place to see the stars at night. It's a few minutes walking from the center
  • One of the few moai displays that has an eye. Best time of day hands down is to go at sunset.

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Where to stay in Hanga Roa

The main urban area on the island, Hanga Roa houses the vast majority of Easter Island's accommodations. While the number of choices remains pretty limited considering the island's popularity, the range of lodgings suits a variety of travelers, from budget-conscious backpackers to those seeking luxury. Relaxed guesthouses and hostels provide decent rooms to get your head down for the night after a long day's exploration. Eco-lodges and more exclusive hotels tend to be positioned outside of the main urban area, providing airport pick-up services, ocean views, and swimming pools.
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