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Papeete Travel Guide, French Polynesia

Enjoy the magnificence of Papeete

So, you are planning to spend these vacations with your family and friends? Confused about where to go? Look no more and pack your bags to visit the beautiful and marvellous capital of the French Polynesia, Papeete. This amazing capital is also famous for being the most crucial urban centre in French Polynesia. Also, Papeete is the primary transport place of the islands and is the most astonishing destination to begin exploring the archipelago. The place is highly renowned for its large number of attractive museums and colourful markets.

One of the most famous museums of Papeete is Museum of Tahiti and Other Islands that features a large set of cultural works of art. Another museum that is a must visit in Papeete is Musee du Coquillage. Even the Gauguin Museum is well known for tracing the works as well as life of the French painter. The Tahiti Pearls Centre boasts the lovely and rare black pearl, Pinctada Margaritifera.

Unveil the amazing world of Papeete

There are a large number of craft shops and art galleries so that the locals as well as the tourists can take pleasure in the culture and vibrant environment of this amazing travel destination. In addition, the Harrison Smith Botanical Garden is famous for reflecting and highlighting the huge array of plants that was brought here in order to get the local vegetation diversified. Another worth visiting place in Papeete is the Mataoa Garden. Virtually each water sport, be it non motorized or motorized, is available for the enthusiasts. The most famous beach of Papeete is the Bain Lot. Visitors can even plan for a hiking excursion in order to enjoy the landscapes and scenic beauty of the Tahiti interiors.

The true heart of this place is its port and waterfront with lines full of docked boats. There is also the promenade along the port so that people can walk and enjoy the festivals of the city. During the night, the waterfront hosts the Tahitian dinners that are accompanied by the Polynesian festivals, performances and shows. Papeete is home to various multicultural restaurants and sidewalk cafes. Apart from the great restaurants, the city flaunts luxury spas, clubs, bars, flea markets, French boutique stores, resorts and chic shops. Le Marché the most popular shopping ensemble of Papeete is filled with people selling flowers, shell necklaces, Tahitian crafts, Tahitian oils, souvenirs, jewellery and fruits. Plan your trip and enjoy the beautiful land of Papeete.

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