Trip Planner:   Asia  /  East Timor  /  Dili District  /  Dili  /  Tais Market

Tais Market, Dili

(140+ 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.
Create a full Dili itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Dili

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Dili by other users

9 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM INDIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Dili District BY A USER FROM TIMOR-LESTE May, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Dili BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe, Africa, Asia & South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in East Timor BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in East Timor & Indonesia BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • One of the must see's of Dili. This are the traditional hand weaved textiles of Timor, although you will see your fair share of " machined" tais. Bargaining can be an adventure, but please remember th...  more »
  • Not huge, but nice, specially if you are in your last day, to buy some gift or some souvenir to remember Timor Leste.... Worth to visit...  more »
  • Tais Market is a small market specialising in cloth products and aimed at tourists. It is not easy to find so best to ask a driver to find it. Parking seems to be perfectly acceptable right in the mid...  more »
Google
  • 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!