Trip Planner:   South Pacific  /  French Polynesia  /  Society Islands  /  Tahiti  /  Papeete  /  Historic Sites  /  Tomb of King Pomare V

Tomb of King Pomare V, Papeete

(1/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Take in a piece of Tahitian history at Tomb of King Pomare V, the final resting place of the island's last monarch. Pomare V (1839-1891) originally ordered that the tomb be built for his mother, Queen Pomare IV, but towards the end of his life, he had her remains exhumed and arranged for his own to be interred there. Set just back from the sea, the tomb's coral rocks are now covered in foliage, and its red wood embellishments are faded--both reminders of the monarchy's grandiose history and the passage of time. Arrange to visit Tomb of King Pomare V and other attractions in Papeete using our Papeete itinerary planner.
map
Create a full Papeete itinerary

Plan your trip to Papeete

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Papeete by other users

15 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in French Polynesia BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Tahiti & Bora Bora BY A USER FROM INDIA May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM INDIA May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in French Polynesia BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Hawaii, Australia & Tahiti BY A USER FROM CANADA February, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in French Polynesia BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Tahiti & Bora Bora BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Tahiti BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • If you are self driving, this attraction is easy to miss as it's not well signposted and the turnoff is almost as soon as you leave a roundabout. 15 minutes is about all you'll need as there is a dear...  more »
  • Quite a tombstone, apparently made from coral! It stands on Tahiti's shore and we had the opportunity to visit during a tour of the coastline from Papeete led by the most fascinating tour guide Dougla...  more »
  • King Pomare V decided that when he died that he wanted the location where is mother, Pomare IV, buried so he gave instructions that when he died she was to be removed and re-buried in the family grave...  more »