Mata-Utu, the capital city of Wallis and Futuna is the main cultural and tourism destination of the nation. Located on the Wallis Island in the district of Hahake, the city also serves as the administrative and political center of the country. Blessed with natural attractions, Mata-Utu attracts tourists towards its ancient archeological sites of Tonga Toto and Talietumu.
Besides this, there are several monuments dotted across the city including the Mata-Utu Cathedral, the palace of the King of Uvea and a French national monument. These monuments are renowned for their distinctive architectural wonders. Tourists get the real taste of the unique Polynesian culture on their visit to Mata-Utu. The traditional kava ceremony is very famous is the island nation and its residents are deep routed towards their traditions and culture.