Hanga Roa - Easter Island
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Visit one of the most touristic and historical urban centers in Easter Island, Chile
Hanga Roa is the only urban center that exists on Easter Island. Here is where the main social, economic and cultural activities of Rapa Nui are developed and where almost all its inhabitants reside.
Hanga Roa, which means “wide bay or long bay” in rapanui language, is located geographically southwest of the island, between the volcanoes Rano Kau and Maunga Terevaka. Hanga Roa remains the only inhabited nucleus and the only city on Easter Island, where more than 90% of the population, that today exceeds five thousand inhabitants, is concentrated.
Among the main attractives of Hanga Roa, you can find:
- Holy Cross Church
- Hanga Roa Otai
- Hanga Piko
- Hanga Vare Vare
- Pea Beach
- Tau Kiani Botanic Garden
- Crafts Market
- Agricultural and handicraft fair
- Tahai Cemetery
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