Papeete is the largest city in and capital of on the island of . Papeete is not a tropical paradise. It is a typical government center and industrial port with small doses of French and Polynesian charm.

Landmarks in the Area

Government office
The Assembly of French Polynesia is the unicameral legislature of , an overseas country of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Tourism location
Notre Dame Cathedral is a late 19th-century church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sports centre
Stade Hamuta is a multi-use stadium in , , in . is situated 1½ km east of Papeete.


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