Church of Rapa Nui, Easter Island

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#6 of 16 in Historic Sites in Easter Island
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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  • Great carvings and stained glass. Beautiful high wooden ceiling. When I went the front entrance was locked so I had to go around the left side entrance. Very peaceful.  more »
  • This is a unique and beautiful church and the only Catholic church on the island. The statues are in the style of the island carvers and should be seen! The church is a quiet place with a long...  more »
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