It was established around the 1950's.
Today, Papeete is known for its beaches, crystal clear waters, vacationers, tourism, beach huts, other surrounding islands, forests, gardens, colonial architecture, colorful and vibrant atmosphere, relaxed way of life, and island beauty.
People Born in Papeete
Papeete in People's Lives
Jack London: I traveled here in 1907 with my wife Charmian Kittredge, on our yacht the Snark.
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 1983 to film scenes of the movie The Bounty.