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Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church

Rue de Savoisy, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
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Wonderful, photographic setting for a church

We arrived on a cruise ship and chose to walk around the town rather than go on an excursion, and... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
FredPurdue
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Seattle, Washington
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Be sure to make a visit to the church on a Sunday or to at least get within its vicinity to hear... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Allgoodthyngs
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue de Savoisy, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We arrived on a cruise ship and chose to walk around the town rather than go on an excursion, and we were glad that we did. Two churches appealed to us: St Pierre Celestin and Eglise Evangelique. Each was photographically interesting, nestled against the mountain...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Be sure to make a visit to the church on a Sunday or to at least get within its vicinity to hear the wonderful singing- brings joy to your heart. If you wish to go in the congregation are very welcoming and make you feel...More

2  Thank Allgoodthyngs
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

French/Tahitian Mass offered at 9:30am on Sunday was beautiful. Such joyous singing and colorful atmosphere.

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

While spending the day in Bora Bora we visited the lovely church , very hot outside but quite cool inside which was lovely. Behind the altar there is a lovely stained glass window and looking through it you look straight at the mountain behind the...More

1  Thank roy v
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Attended Sunday mass while staying at the St. Regis. The congregation was very welcoming, shaking hands, patting on the back, etc. Everyone had flowers behind their ears or in their hair. Very festive. One of the ushers asked if we spoke only English. The priest...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We only had 1 sunday in Bora are so thankful to have been able to attend mass in such a loving and friendly church! It was emotional as the minister was leaving and someone else was going to replace him. It was lovely to see...More

Thank Edna_on_vacation
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

It's not that I am a religious person but I really love to explore this kind of places. The things that I saw here looked very interesting for me. I really learned new things. Loved the experience!

Thank dafinakajtazi
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a great experience at the Liturgy of the Word with Communion on the Feast of Corpus Christi. The community was vibrant and the music was wonderful. A deacon presided and he did a wonderful job. It was in both French and Tahitian so...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

It was a delight celebrating Easter Sunday in the Catholic Church. The ladies were dressed up with flowers adorning their hair.Some wore hats with flowers. The men wore Polynesian inspired shirts. The choir was upbeat singing French and native songs.

Thank panglaofanatics
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

We particularly looked for this at Bora Bora- I always like to pay a visit to any catholic church when I do my vacations, almost my way of saying thank you for all my blessings and keeping my close to God. This church is open...More

4  Thank LoveLiveTravel1976
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