Church of Rapa Nui, Easter Island

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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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hanga Roa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • At 11 am on Sunday attended mass. The rite, such as with us. Just a little other detail. Priest's hat, the faithful in the wreaths on your head. Melodies of songs recognized, of course, other words. Beautifully sounding vocals.
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  • If they have the possibility, to attend 09:00 am one day Sunday mass, Sung and prayed in rapa nui, since the appearance of the cure will be delighted
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  • This church is just a couple of blocks up from the harbour, next to the artisanal market. It has the white-bordered rock construction that I've seen occasionally, but adds to it with some nice red Pol...  more »
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