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Tais Market

Nr.D'Luis Dos Reis Noronna | Kolmera, Dili, East Timor
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“hand made” (6 reviews)
“local crafts” (4 reviews)
“timor leste” (17 reviews)
Nr.D'Luis Dos Reis Noronna | Kolmera, Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

Tais Market is a small market specialising in cloth products and aimed at tourists. It is not easy to find so best to ask a driver to find it. Parking seems to be perfectly acceptable right in the middle of the road beside the market....More

Thank Malarchy
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Good place in Dili Center and transportation is available access and place is very clean and service of people also elegant please come and enjoy with your family whenever you have time to visit Timor Leste

Thank Nathaniel R
Reviewed March 3, 2017

we went to this market, it was so CLEAN and beautiful, it was lovely to see all the locals, and what they sell. I bought a table cloth, runner and little bracelets, they where all hand made :) :)

Thank happyBundaberg
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Definitely a highlight of Dili. A very small market, but packed with lots of cool tais and East Timor souvenirs! Definitely the best spot to buy souvenirs in Dili and very reasonable prices. Realistically, you could haggle down the prices, but when you see all...More

Thank Lachy R
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Local wares. Mostly something woven. I went for magnets and found none. If you are looking for a souvenir and to support the locals, this appears to be the only place in town.

Thank rwreniii
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Slightly hidden away, the Tais (local cloth) market has all manner of souvenirs. It's a tourist trap but you can get everything here including seeing the women weaving more cloth while waiting for a customer. Haggle like your life depends on it, they're pretty tough...More

Thank Bob Q
Reviewed December 15, 2016

A little hidden from the main road and looking a bit like a garage this is one of the best places to shop for local goods. You will have to do a bit of haggling but many of the shops speak a bit of English...More

Thank Whiskfern3
Reviewed November 20, 2016

pretty and really traditional products. But you have to negotiate. sometimes quite expensive especially to travelers.

Thank 광수 안
Reviewed November 19, 2016

This is a good spot to collect the must have items to take home if you are on a short visit or you ran out of time. I'd rather stop at the many villages in each District but this provides a central location if you...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Quite small market with locally made crafts and garments. Compared to other markets in this part of the world the assortment is limited.

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Jeffrey W
We're stopping here on a cruise...I am keen to buy some tais...is the tais market close to the port? and what currency do they accept. TYA
January 20, 2017|
Response from Bob Q | Reviewed this property |
Quite close. A reasonable taxi fare is 2-3 dollars or use one of the blue cabs which have meters. If you have a map and you are actually in the Port (not being tendered on and off the boat) it's 10 minutes walk . Currency is... More