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.
Current time in Papeete is now 04:51 AM (Saturday). 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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Papeete & the island of Tahiti
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PADI Member Forum 2019 - Tahiti
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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.
Located at -17.53, -149.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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