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Tais Market, Dili
(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Take the spirit of East Timor with you by buying some woven tais cloth at Tais Market. Traditionally hand-made by women, the material is internationally-famous. The market also offers bags, jewelry, and other handicrafts. Use the colorful tais for a variety of purposes like a carpet, a table cloth, or simply as a decoration. While roaming the market, look out for the women making the material in their shops. Use our Dili travel itinerary maker to add Tais Market and other attractions to your Dili vacation plans.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Interesting market and landmarks to visit. Prices a bit inflated but by accessibility.
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  • pretty and really traditional products. But you have to negotiate. sometimes quite expensive especially to travelers. 
  • This is a good spot to collect the must have items to take home if you are on a short visit or you ran out of time. I'd rather stop at the many villages in each District but this provides a central lo...  more »
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  • Otentic sovenir from Timor Leste...Tq:)
  • The place for souvenir hunting, with products ranging from bags, purse, traditional jewellery, and more. Price is always negotiable.
  • Great to buy a Tais. Thanks
  • The best spot for souvenirs, for Tais and other accessories
  • Quite small for what I expected but nice market with friendly locals. You should do some bargaining to get the best price!