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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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  • Quite small market with locally made crafts and garments. Compared to other markets in this part of the world the assortment is limited. 
  • The Tais market is small (and hard to find) but has hundreds of Tais to choose from. It doesn't take long to look around and find what you might be looking for. Not a lot other than Tais though. So do...  more »
  • One of the oldest places in town and known for its setting and offers a combination of arts & crafts of local traditional fabrics "tais" as well as carved wood artifacts, ceramics and some silver trad...  more »
  • 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!