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Notre Dame Cathedral, Papeete

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Enter a bright, warm, and welcoming church at Notre Dame Cathedral, whose late 19th-century structure represents one of the last remaining examples of early colonial architecture in Papeete. With its yellow exterior and red steeple, the gentle palette of colors blends in with the locale and the atmosphere of the town. Inside, the art and design represent both European and indigenous sensibilities, creating a synthesis that feels contemporary and engaging. You're encouraged to go in and look around, but do remember that it still functions as a place of worship. Plan to visit Notre Dame Cathedral during your Papeete vacation using our convenient Papeete vacation trip planner.
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  • Beautiful church co several an - you old this very close to the Centre and almercado, the altar this very well-kept and outside the Garden this Green and clean.
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  • A very simple building, nothing grand about it. A beautiful statue of Our Lady as you enter the cathedral.  more »
  • We were walking about the area one afternoon waiting for our hotel room to become available. I recall locals don't work on Sundays and go to church then so I wanted to see what their churches looked l...  more »