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Easter Island facts and information

Learn about the world's most remote place.

Quick facts

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Read basic Rapa Nui info about location, climate, culture and more.

FAQ

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Answers to the most common questions are found in the FAQ section.

Archaeology

Ahu Nau-Nau of Anakena, Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

What are the moai statues and what do they represent? Find answers to this and more in the moai statue section.

History

Mataa Rapa Nui stone tools and spear points

Where did the Rapa Nui people come from? Read up on the history of the island.

Legends

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Rapa Nui is where history blends with myth. Learn about the Easter Island legends.

Rapa Nui language

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Read about the ancient language of Easter Island and learn a few words!

Music

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Rapa Nui has always been a culture of music - both in ancient and modern times.

Tapati Rapa Nui

Girls dancing at Tapati Rapa Nui festival, Easter Island

Once a year a two week long festival called Tapati Rapa Nui is held.

National park

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Parts of Rapa Nui is declared a national park, and an entrance ticket is required.

Nature

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Learn more about Easter Island nature.

Modern society

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What is Easter Island like today? Read about the modern society to find out.

Getting there

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There are two flight connections to Rapa Nui; from Papeete, Tahiti, and Santiago, Chile.

Climate

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Rapa Nui climate is subtropical, often windy and sometimes rainy.

Notable people

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Read about notable people in relation to Rapa Nui.

Encyclopedia

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Look up subjects of Rapa Nui in alphabetic order in the encyclopedia.

Map

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Have a look at a Rapa Nui map with names of the most important locations.

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