Papeete - the capital of French Polynesia

Capital of Tahiti and its islands, Papeete extends along the waterfront with many shops, since the area of Commerce, through the market to the heart of the city. The Vaima opposite the Quai d'Honneur is the largest commercial complex in the country, with its 3 levels, 85 shops and specialty stores, restaurants, bars, travel agencies, bookstores, banks, cinemas ...

Do not miss visiting the place To'ata located at the west exit of Papeete.
Broken by alizée, it faces the channel of the bay of Papeete and is spread over 2 acres. An esplanade dual mission: space walk fleuri, friendly and ideal for families (open to the public 24-24), and space for shows, since July 2000 welcoming songs and dances of the traditional "Heiva.
Long privileged groups of traditional dances during the festivities of July, instead Vaiete hosted the first Territorial Assembly in 1945. On this same place was organized the IV Festival of Pacific Arts 1985.Outre thirty trailers equipped with real street
snacks where the suckers come to enjoy the place Vaiete offers a square paved with 1 200 m2 for the enjoyment of walkers.

Many art galleries, the museum of the Robert Wan Pearl, temples and cathedrals also deserve a visit.


Papeete - capital of French Polynesia

Papeete, tahitian capital

Travel to French Polynesia