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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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  • Visit Papeete market allows to discover a large number of things in the Tahitian culture with these products. Vegetables, fruits, flowers, jewelry, clothing and many more surprises yet.
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  • We were able to take hotel shuttle from Le Meridian (about $14 round trip per person) to city centre. From there, we walked around and went to the Municipal Marketplace. A lot of store fronts were clo...  more »
  • Very nice market bloomed with various displays of seafood, handicrafts and also some small snacks that offer pastries very good and not expensive at all. You can eat all kinds of dishes cooked and less expensive compared to the other restaurants or snacks nearby
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