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Municipal Market, Papeete

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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. Arrange your visit to Municipal Market and discover more family-friendly attractions in Papeete using our Papeete trip itinerary builder.
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  • Required a visit to the market hall tell papeete. In the morning they open very soon. There you can find anything. You can eat and buy tell all
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  • This market place is a "must see" as part of your Tahiti experience. Full of local produce as well as all types of souvenirs from very cheap key rings through to exquisitely carved works of art & don'...  more »
  • We can't visit Papeete without seeing its market ☺️l' slack of pearls! The only place in the world where the beads are mixed with fish! Everything is color and beauty... the fish, fruit and vegetables are only a trip to them! And traders with their smile will put you in a good mood for the rest of the day. Feel free to do so.
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