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Temple Protestant de Paofai

Boulevard Pomare | Papeete Waterfront, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Boulevard Pomare | Papeete Waterfront, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we stopped by the church to experience the morning prayer. we got in a bit early so we just sat there and watched the people gathering which was an experience by itself, all the women dressed in white dresses and wearing beautiful hats and all...More

Thank Amnon F
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Protestantism is much more common in Tahiti than Catholicism, unusually for a French-speaking location, thanks to the London Missionary Society in the late 18th century. Thuis is an atractive location in an unattractive town: peaceful and conducive to worship.

Thank ChrisJS51
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is a unique building virtually on the waterfront in Papeete. I understand that services are held here on a Sunday but we visited during the week.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The church itself is usually closed except on sundays when it is open for services, we visited during the week to see it anyway because of the great significance of the church and others like it around the islands established by the Protestant missionaries who...More

Thank DarrellNI
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

At first we were in the wrong place, but if you ask around for the 'Pink Church' the locals will know which church you mean. Very pretty and smart looking from the outside but we were disappointed to find the church locked, and couldn't find...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Very descriptive of the time that it was built and the lifestyle that governed the way of life at the time. Visiting the temple does allow for a more complete feeling of a holiday in a different place.

Thank CongiaEnterprises
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

The stained glass windows and ornate woodwork were reason enough to visit this church. Not to mention the beautiful parishioners dressed in white with elegant hats and bright welcoming smiles. Truly a blessed place of celebration steeped in years of traditions.

Thank paulakay2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We walked there Sunday morning from Hotel Tiare. Beautiful. We speak only English, service was either in Tahitian and/or French. Think Tahitian. Recognized some songs (sang beautifully acapella through audience). Even participated in the communion part. Beautiful park across road afterwards, then nice walk along...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

A different architeture in the beautifull sea shore avenue. Is one of the historic buildings in Papeete.

Thank Carlos2906
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We tried to visit the church on 2 occasions, always finding it locked. I appeared from looking in to be modern and light. In the garden were several Tiare bushed, the national flower of French Polynesia

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