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Tais Market

Nr.D'Luis Dos Reis Noronna | Kolmera, Dili, East Timor
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  • Very good48%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
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“small market” (9 reviews)
“hand made” (7 reviews)
“timor leste” (18 reviews)
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Nr.D'Luis Dos Reis Noronna | Kolmera, Dili, East Timor
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"small market"
in 9 reviews
"hand made"
in 7 reviews
"timor leste"
in 18 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 2 reviews
"timor plaza"
in 4 reviews
"for sale"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"souvenir"
in 17 reviews
"stalls"
in 24 reviews
"weaving"
in 18 reviews
"bags"
in 16 reviews
"sellers"
in 12 reviews
"bargaining"
in 10 reviews
"handicrafts"
in 16 reviews
"traditional"
in 30 reviews
"gifts"
in 12 reviews
"district"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit and it will depend on how many souvenirs you want to purchase as to whether you spend a quick half hour or a couple of hours here. Tapestry is big in Timor and you can find items ranging...More

Thank Sally B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Tais marked is in the middle of town and well located. The market itself has lots of stalls selling Tais and other collectibles such as wood carvings, bags and purses. Its a nice place to walk around and talk to the vendors about their...More

Thank Davd M
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The Tais Market is down a side street that it would appear even the Tourist Office don’t know where it is! Bit dirty on the day we went but inside the market is clean and tidy. Approx 20 stalls with Tais from various areas and...More

2  Thank LeemingTowerOfPizza
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Interesting market, with lots of beautiful homemaid pieces of handicrafts of different types, in tais, wood, metal. Prices should be negotiated with the seller

Thank diogovieirabranco
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place. Lovely handmade stuff. Not cheap nor pricey. Can get souvenir. All in USD. Closer to Plaza hotel (2km)

1  Thank Shaa2016
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

These shopkeepers are super polite. Not in the least pushy. They don't like to bargain but will budge a little. We went there on New Years Day and a few shops were open. Nice East Timorese artifacts.

1  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a pleasant, hassle-free market. If you really want a souvenir of East Timor, this is the place to go.

1  Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

There are not really that many interesting sights to see in Dili. Among those that the most worthwhile one is Cristo Rei on the top of a hill for its view of the whole Dili area; the other is Resistance Museum (maybe the only museum?)...More

1  Thank Saricie_Q
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

If you've visited countless markets in SE Asia (as we have) this one felt not even worth the visit and did not offer anything unique worth checking out. It was relatively small with repetitive stalls selling many woven products. For souvenirs and gifts though from...More

Thank Raelan
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

the market is quite small. I visited it two times and bought a t-shirt after good barganing. The market does not have the atmosphere that you expect from asian market mainly due lack of visitors.

1  Thank Henkk58
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Jeffrey W
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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
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