Nuku'alofa, which translates to 'home of love', is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga.
It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga. Nuku’alofa is the kingdom’s seat of government and the home of the royal family.
In the Tongan myth of the origin of Nukuʻalofa, it was said that the meaning of Nukuʻalofa is: nuku meaning abode, ʻalofa meaning love.
Staying in Nuku'alofa puts visitors in a prime spot for exploring the rest of the small island.
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