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Papeete Destination Guide

Explore Papeete in French Polynesia.

Papeete in the region of Îles du Vent with it's 26,357 inhabitants is a town in French Polynesia and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Papeete in French Polynesia

Current time in Papeete is now 09:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Punaauia, Pipine, Patutoa, Paea, Orofara or Arahiri. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Te Rua Pua, Te Auae, Taunoa, Pirae, Papeete and Arue. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 84 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1024 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 29°C (84 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (85 °F)
Night: 29°C (84 °F)

Videos

Papeete & the island of Tahiti

09:33 min ( April 24, 2010 by Thomas Wilmer)
Views: 820 - Rating: 5/5

Discover cool things to do in town and explore the hidden Island of Tahiti and its many best kept secrets such as 7000 ft. tall mountains, waterfalls, pristine beaches and friendly locals. Interview w...

Intercontinental Papeete Traveler Photos...

01:20 min ( October 26, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh)
Views: 406 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Hotels (a TripAdvisor company) Traveler Photos Of Intercontinental, Papeete Check Rates at: www.travelpod.com Photos in this video: - "Can yo...


Christmas in Tahiti Nixb's photos around...

01:32 min ( March 08, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 221 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Nixb's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos: ...

Time travelling Jiewu's photos around Pa...

01:23 min ( April 03, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 211 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Jiewu's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos:...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Papeete during the next days.

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Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Bombardment of Papeete

The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers SMS Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Papeete on the island of Tahiti and sank the French gunboat Zélée and freighter Walkure before bombarding the town's fortifications. French shore batteries and a gunboat resisted the German intrusion, but were greatly outgunned.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1914 in France, 1914 in French Polynesia, Conflicts in 1914, Far East naval battles of World War I, History of French Polynesia, Naval battles of World War I involving France, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany

Pan Am Flight 816

Flight PA 816 was an international flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Los Angeles, United States, via Tahiti, French Polynesia. It was operated by a Pan Am Boeing 707-321B bearing the registration N417PA and named Clipper Winged Racer. On July 22, 1973, at 10:06 P.M. local time, the Boeing 707 took off from Faa'a International Airport in Papeete. Thirty seconds after takeoff, the airliner carrying 79 passengers and crew crashed into the sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1973 in French Polynesia, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Airliner accidents and incidents with an unknown cause, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1973, Aviation accidents and incidents in French Polynesia, Pan American World Airways accidents and incidents, Tahiti

Notre Dame Cathedral, Papeete

Notre Dame Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Papeete Notre-Dame de L'Immaculée Conception) is a late 19th century church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It is located close to the waterfront esplanade of the the capital city on the rue du Général de Gaulle. The construction of the cathedral began in the middle of the 19th century and it opened in 1875.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:19th-century church buildings, Buildings and structures in Tahiti, Cathedrals in France, Papeete, Places of worship in French Polynesia, Religious buildings completed in 1875, Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia

French Polynesia

French Polynesia is an overseas country (pays d'outre-mer) of the French Republic. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory. Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.

More reading: French Polynesia homepage
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:European colonisation in Oceania, French Polynesia, French-speaking countries, Island countries, Overseas departments, collectivities and territories of France, Polynesia, Special territories of the European Union, States and territories established in 1842

Stade Pater Te Hono Nui

Stade Pater is a multi-use stadium in Pirae, Tahiti, in French Polynesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 10,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in French Polynesia, National stadiums, Sport in Tahiti