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Church of Rapa Nui, Easter Island

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
At Church of Rapa Nui, witness how Easter Island's Rapa Nui culture has melded with the traditions of the Catholic Church to create a distinctive place of worship. Every Sunday, the intimate church fills to the brim with locals and visitors for a two-hour service, in which markers of the local culture include songs in Rapa Nui and Tahitian languages. Visit the church at other times to take photos of the ornate interior, which features wood carvings of important Catholic figures created in Rapa Nui style. Work out when and for how long to visit Church of Rapa Nui and other Hanga Roa attractions using our handy Hanga Roa itinerary maker.
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  • They have a new Church project and it is a little sloppy. The mixture of cultures is interesting. The dominto went to mass and had rapa nui singing, though the mass was done in Spanish.
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  • Had the chance to stop by that church a few times last week and liked the architectural design very much. The stone work is beautiful and the church is very simple yet, very quaint and peaceful. We'll...  read more »
  • I liked this church by its simplicity. It has no gold or too much ornamentation. Sundays at 9:00 am mass is special because it is a mass for the Islanders.
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