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Tomb of King Pomare V, Papeete
Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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.
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Ultimo re di Tahiti,i suoi discendenti ancora vivono sull'isola.ho potuto solo esternamente visitare il luogo che è un po' distante dal centro,consiglio la corriera che con 1 euro vi porterà a destina... read more »Last King of Tahiti, his descendants still live on the island. I could just outside visit the place which is a bit far from the Center, Board the bus that will take you to your destination with 1 euro.show original
There is nothing grand about the tomb of the last Tahitian king. The whole thing looks rather odd but it's worth the detour if you are driving around Tahiti. It is in front of a beach that seems to be... read more »
Not a lot to see here but it's another of short stop items as you travel around the item to get a sense of the history of the island.
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