Orongo


Orongo

Orongo


Posted on Aug 21, 2012

Orongo is a ceremonial village comprised by 54 houses, related to Make Make cult and the tangata -manu competition. Orongo village was used a few weeks during the year only at the beginning of spring. Here developed a unique kind of dwellings based on stone slabs, although their design clearly evokes that of hare-vaka (boat houses), common in the rest of the island. Orongo is also the main rock art site of Rapa Nui with thousands of...

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