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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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  • Nice little local market selling fruit, vege, flowers and a lot of souvenirs. As others have mentioned most made in China, however they are a must while on holidays. Be careful with prices as the mark...  more »
  • This market is a reflection of the local community. People come here to shop for their vegetables & meat on the first floor. We were there over lunch and one whole side of the market serves prepared f...  more »
  • Enjoyed visiting the local market. We watched a cultural show and listened to some local music. Good prices for local produce.  more »