Municipal Market, Papeete

3.5
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Shop for a variety of goods including locally sourced food and handcrafted goods at Municipal Market, an attractive covered market hall. Locals and tourists flock here for their shopping needs and to enjoy the feast of colors. Dedicated vendors attend stalls selling a rich diversity of products, pearls and wood-carvings to vanilla and perfume. Take time to see the impressive floral displays used in the traditional dances of French Polynesia, and to sample the freshly cooked local cuisine on offer from the numerous food carts. Bring cash in local currency, as most vendors do not accept foreign denominations. Put Municipal Market and other Papeete attractions into our Papeete travel tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The market was a must see but I would not be too upset if I hadnt. It had good food, flowers & souvinirs.  more »
  • what a place 3rd time and always new sights and bargains including fresh flowers, exotic fruit...vanilla,artifacts and Chinese RIP OFFS.....up stairs are vendors with clothing, items mostly high...  more »
  • The Papeete Municipal Market is well-laid-out and not overcrowded, at least not while we were there. There's a lot to take in -- a couple of hundred vendors overall, I think, with all sorts of foods....  more »
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