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This large and bustling market hall offers local farm products, handicrafts, souvenirs and a variety of fish and food products.
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Francois Cardella Colette Streets, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the heart of Papeete not far from the ferry building you will find Tahiti's version of a farmer's market. The reasonably priced local food offerings are a plenty. And at lunch time, everyone seems to come for a local meal. Fresh flower leis...More

1  Thank a m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we arrived late.... We got there around noon. We were told it was a food, and flower marche, but there were no fresh flowers in sight. It did have a nice fruit and vegetable area. As far as the area around the marche,...More

Thank Mattiemouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is better than a number of island markets we have been (Tonga,NC,Vanuatu) in that the food is nice and varied. Neims of course (yum) but also eclairs and such. Lovely flowers. We were in transit Papeete to Moorea and found this a nice interlude...More

Thank E K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were told by some locals to come to the market early on Sunday morning (5am-7am) and it was SO worth it. While many places will tell you that the market is closed on Sundays, this is when all of the locals come to sell...More

2  Thank Msilvester
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Fun vibe to this market. Lots of selection/variety. Shops selling carvings, pareos, coconut products, pearls, and shells. Great place to spend a few hours and pick up last minute gifts while waiting for your plane to depart.

Thank Jjjjjjjjjj1
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This market is so fun! It can be a bit cheesy downstairs and you have to shop around a bit to get the best stuff, but there are some fun things to be had here. If you are looking for shells, there's a great store...More

Thank eve624
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Good option to see local culture. It's possible to buy souvenirs, pearls (not the best option but with a good priece) and food.

Thank Patrícia S
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Susan S
August 22, 2018|
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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.
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lindarX6901ER
July 30, 2018|
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Response from kingofpeppange | Reviewed this property |
hi , some shops accept credit cards , others don't ! You should change your dollars so you get yourself some local money !! There are a few banks within easy walking distance ! Enjoy your cruise and your trip !
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Dustin B
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