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This large and bustling market hall offers local farm products, handicrafts, souvenirs and a variety of fish and food products.
Francois Cardella Colette Streets, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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All reviews fruit souvenir shopping fresh produce buy souvenirs t shirts second floor beautiful flowers local crafts the upper level beans tahitian vanilla food stalls for sale prepared food locals shop two floors great place to visit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled to Papeete on a Sunday to visit the market. Despite travel guides that indicated it was open 4am to 4pm every day, apparently it closes at 9am on a Sunday. We returned at 5am the following Monday before we flew out and only...More

Thank Warren T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mostly a food and produce market, it is a great place to stock up on fruit and veg, and they also have a good fish selection. Prices are typical Papeete high prices even though it is a market that the locals use. Eg watermelon USD$15,...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Before coming here I have been on Borabora and Moorea. I have been waiting before buying souvenirs and gifts because I thought - as anyone else- that here it would have been cheaper! What a mistake. Some examples? A fridge magnet: on MATIRA BEACH (front...More

Thank prustyilchaun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to find a wide range of affordable gifts. Second floor shops offer affordable pearls and local jewelry. Walk five-minutes from the Ferry Port to the Municipal Market. Avoid the expensive stores on the Main Street because the same choices, lower priced, are at...More

2  Thank RossReef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to find an amazing array of gifts and souvenirs. Free wifi at the cafe with purchase although not very reliable wifi as so many people using it. Do shop around as prices vary a bit.

Thank Kathant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our hotel offered a shuttle downtown so we spent a morning in this market looking at jewelry (more moderately priced than a fancy pearl shop). found some nice items in a boutique upstairs. we also enjoyed some food from the vendors inside the market... a...More

Thank Whitneyliz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this market on Thursday morning and got there early. All the food and gift stalls are essentially the same stall repeated 20 times. For a “local” market, there were precious few products made locally and everything is too expensive. An example of how expensive...More

1  Thank MrNorman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in town center, good place to get cheap stuff, fruit, flower, souvenir, food doesn’t look very clean but assumes to be ok.

Thank Lei D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place for shopping starting from local fresh food up to souvenirs with reasonable prices. Opened also in afternoon hours (not all shops).

Thank AnetaRa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A place where you can buy souvenirs, handprinted pares, species and much more. A tow hours visit is a must if you are in Tahiti.

Thank Alicia M
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September 29, 2018|
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Response from 930waynel5 | Reviewed this property |
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August 22, 2018|
Response from 930waynel5 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we weren't looking for sarongs so we don't know the price. I am not sure about currency but we were told to take xpf by cruise ship staff.