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. Put Municipal Market and other Papeete attractions into our Papeete travel tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A typical and authentic place. Craft. Fruits. Flowers, fish, spices... a very good seafood restaurant... inescapable...
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  • An okay experience except that the various vendors seem to close up at all sorts of different hours and most of the market seems to be shut most of the time! Prices very high!!  more »
  • This market is clean and well organized , vendors are not pushy ! You find clothes , souvenirs , pearls and food (try the delicious sandwiches !!)  more »
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