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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  • Market and a must-see Papette. On the ground floor you will find selling flowers, souvenir, fish. Be careful not always the cheapest prices. The first floor of the souvenir shops and a friendly bistro where it make good juice, damage often in need of products. Folk groups are produced only during arrivals big tuck of tourist boats.
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  • It has the part of fresh food and fruits, salads and juices for a light lunch can be purchased. Also monoi oil, can be achieved in fact is the place where cheaper we saw it. In one corner there is an ATM of the Bank Socredo.
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  • always as shimmering as 10 years ago with all the colors of flowers, fish, vegetables and this atmosphere of other times. upstairs, the shops are all nice and friendly.
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The best selection of hotels in Pape'ete is concentrated in the vicinity of the docks--a vibrant area with plenty of nightlife, and in close proximity to the bustling market. Options range from pricey international hotels to very affordable bed and breakfasts and family-run boarding houses. A little farther afield (and much higher up the price range), luxurious five-star resorts offer private beaches, pools, and bungalows above the gently lapping waves of the lagoon.
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