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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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  • October 5, 2017
    The evening many people met in the courtyard of this "Ahu" or altar with MOAI, to contemplate the sunsets that have many colors. Nearby is also the archaeological museum.
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  • October 3, 2017
    In this sector, there are different groups of MOAI, including the only one of them who has located its eyes. By the sea, the complex is very interesting tour.
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  • October 2, 2017
    The place next to the Chalet that I knew, on the shore of the sea, in the Centre, the first sculptures of this beautiful Polynesian culture, night is magic and the dream sunset
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  • June 5, 2017
    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
  • May 22, 2017
    One of the few moai displays that has an eye. Best time of day hands down is to go at sunset.
  • March 5, 2017
    One of the most accessible set of maois as you can easily walk there. Sunset is nice but can get chilly. Start of the walk for other sites.
  • March 7, 2017
    One of my favorite locations on the island. Easy walk from downtown, just past the cemetery. Very secluded and beautiful place for sunset.
  • March 21, 2017
    A lot of people tell me the heads aren't alive. Buddy, I know a living person when I see one. People talk a lot about them though: I hope they don't get a BIG HEAD. But seriously folks,

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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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