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La Maison Blanche (The White House)

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Address: Maharepa, French Polynesia
Phone Number: 689 56 13 26
Description: This "White House" was built around the turn of the century in colonial...
This "White House" was built around the turn of the century in colonial style, which today serves as a shop offering souvenirs, shell jewelry, tropical dresses, aloha shirts, T-shirts and local handcrafts.
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Most Magnificent Pareos anywhere

I have traveled all over the world and have had quite a few Pareos, but nothing compares to these.The quality is fantastic and the prices are reasonable for what you are getting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have traveled all over the world and have had quite a few Pareos, but nothing compares to these.The quality is fantastic and the prices are reasonable for what you are getting. I suggest you go for the rayon 2 meter ones ($25 apiece). The silk screening and designs are just spectacular. Many people had reserved some of the pareos,... More 

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Chrsitchurch
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

There are many small shops on Moorea selling paroes, but La Maison Blanche is filled with a plethora of colors , designs, and materials that delights the senses and purses. Many are locally made and hand painted . If you are looking for the unique, you will not be disappointed. Cash is given a discount. Even if you aren't buying,... More 

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Seattle
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is a great spot to do a little shopping. Local arts and crafts available at reasonable prices. Staff is very courteous.

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Palatine, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

It is the best place to buy clothes in Maharepa, Moorea. The town itself is very small. The woman who runs this is very friendly and knowledgeable. You can try on clothes in the back of the store.

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Branford, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2010

The owner/manager was friendly, very helpful and no pressure as we figured out our souvenir needs. Good selection of unique and high quality merchandise at a reasonable price. We came back a second day because of how nicely we were treated. The rooster, hens and chicks in the large front yard made it perfect.

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san diego
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2009

we stopped by la maison blanche on our way to the supermarket and were amazed at what was offered. i picked out a beautiful hand woven wicker purse, for only 435 f, around 5 usd. my husband found a one of a kind box with lizards and turtles carved out of the top of the box, along with hand carved... More 

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