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Arahurahu Marae

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"Historical Sites"
Address:Paea, Opoa 98735, French Polynesia
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  • Barheat
    Barheat
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    Polynesian Culture

    The marae is a reconstruction of what the site might have looked like when in use. The large altar area is constructed from thousands of black lava rocks with a wall at the back. The two stone statu...

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  • Dartprof93
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    Significant cultural site

    The marae was part of larger tour of many sites on the island that we took. The site itself is quite beauiful surrounded by a variety of trees and plants. The signage is minimal, so unless you have a...

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  • Tupelo010835
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    Hidden Gem

    Had it not been for our tour driver’s expertise, we’d have never found this place. Lots of really tikis and other fun stuff.

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  • 117brigidg
    117brigidg
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    Well worth the effort to find and visit

    An excellent reconstruction of a local marae with replica statues. The stone ahuahu (stepped altar like feature) at the rear gives a great impression of the monumental architecture used in these impor...

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  • Eddiemack
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    Polynesian History Galore!

    We stopped in Papeete on a cruise when we visited this ancient religious site set against a picturesque backdrop and providing a real insight into ancient Polynesian culture, lifestyle and values. It'...

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