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 on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Papeete travel tool.
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  • We stopped by there on our way to the ferry, and really enjoyed all of the options. They had a seafood area with fresh catch of the day, as well as some arts and crafts from local vendors, as well as....  more »
  • If you have limited time in Tahiti, I recommend the Circle Island Tour or a tour of the interior, but if time allows the market is a worthwhile stop. It's HUGE! Unfortunately it's more expensive...  more »

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