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Municipal Market

Francois Cardella Colette Streets, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Francois Cardella Colette Streets, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time looking around here. Lots of local crafts, although not as many as I expected. Lots of fresh fruit & fish. The kids picked up a couple of souvenirs to take home with them. Pays to look around before you buy as...More

Thank tarincowperking
Reviewed 6 days ago

The market is a very nice local experience. you can find a variety of food, fruits, souvenirs and oils. Wandering around inside the market was amazing.

Thank Earibal
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always tell people, even if you don't don't want to buy anything, just go there anyway. it's very Tahitian; Playing ukuleles, stringing leis, selling fish. You will find the best quality Tahitian goods at the best prices. if they don't have it, they don't...More

Thank MaramaTours
Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked at a lot of items and the prices were not cheap, several items we saw were more expensive than any of the tourist shops on the streets for the same thing, so be careful and check your prices. Some cool shirts, but they...More

1  Thank DJ_World_Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large city market, wall to wall vendors , best early in the morning . Over priced , DO I really need this?. Not a lot of negotiations , they are very set on hitting you with an over price and taking your money. Any currency...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Papeete and decided to look at the local markets It was indeed interesting . There was all the produce , fish etc and many local things to buy They also had native dancers Great place to visit

1  Thank robycoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had arrived by cruise ship early in the morning and spent most of the day walking around town. This was one place we spent a fair bit of time browsing around all the different stalls and chatting with friendly locals . Lots of food...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place where all the locals shop for their groceries - fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood. Wander upstairs and you'll find many small shops. There's a coffee bar where you get free WiFi for an hour if you purchase something. My favourite was watching the...More

Thank Melanie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as what I expected but still enjoyed it with the family. we walked here from the ferry depot. Every stand sold the same products for similar prices. We were to worried of the food hygiene to consider purching food. The locals were awesome to...More

Thank Ngaire H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were able to take hotel shuttle from Le Meridian (about $14 round trip per person) to city centre. From there, we walked around and went to the Municipal Marketplace. A lot of store fronts were closed or not opened up. But there were a...More

1  Thank Linday20152015
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Paula A
Hi there, has anyone been to the marketplace or near downtown after 5pm? Are restaurants/shops open in the late evening/night time? We are arriving in Papeete around 5:30 pm and would like to explore for a few hours while we wait for our flight. Any info would be appreciated!
14 January 2017|
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Response from Jackie W | Reviewed this property |
The food trucks at the waterfront open at 6pm and go for as along as needed. They are a great place to visit. There are numerous restaurants in the area also.
Hi does the Market is open during the 1st of November? Knowing that it is a public holiday. Thank you.
19 October 2016|
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Response from Itsbrittany | Reviewed this property |
I have the following questions please: 1. is the luggage storage in the airport an easy find location? is it secured? 2. what is the cost of the taxi from airport to the Municipal Market? 3. Do you recommend any good lunches in the market? I appreciate your help and your answer.
12 October 2016|
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Response from Itsbrittany | Reviewed this property |
Luggage storage is easy to find Taxi not sure probably $20 most taxis were $20 And everything in the market looks great. I don't remember the name of the place I ate at.