Tomb of King Pomare V, Papeete

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#7 of 10 in Historic Sites in Society Islands
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. By using our Papeete trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Tomb of King Pomare V and other attractions in Papeete.
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  • Beautiful tomb whose walls are blocks of coral. It is located next to a beach and a church. For us, this tomb deserves to be seen (it's history) even if we can't get into it.
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  • Stopped here for photo shoot when the sun is not too hot, enjoyable surrounding, nice sands, saw lots of locals.  more »
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