Municipal Market, Papeete

3.5
#2 of 18 in Shopping in Papeete
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 and other Papeete attractions into our Papeete travel tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This flea market style “store” is in middle of town and definitely is targeted to tourists. You can get all of your souvenirs here. The prices are decent I guess but most of all it is a good spot to b...  more »
  • This place starts very early: by 0600 the food part is underway, with produce coming in from all over. The inner core of the market is fresh local food. Sellers are happy to tell you how to prepare fr...  more »
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