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Utakalongalu Market

| Near the main wharf in Neiafu, Neiafu, Tonga
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"Buy a Tongan Fan and save your life"

This is what was said to me by one of the merchants here, and boy he was not wrong. That fan was a... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
271callumd
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
chinese pearls that are selling at the market good to know!

well most of the pearls that are selling now at the market at vavau are chinese pearls necklace... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
vavaupearlcenter
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Vava'u Islands, Tonga
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“local crafts” (2 reviews)
“fresh produce” (2 reviews)
“jewelry” (4 reviews)
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| Near the main wharf in Neiafu, Neiafu, Tonga
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is what was said to me by one of the merchants here, and boy he was not wrong. That fan was a life saver during the trip! Get one! You'll thank me!

Thank 271callumd
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

well most of the pearls that are selling now at the market at vavau are chinese pearls necklace ,earing and bracelets.,these pearl have these black,pink,white colour, these pearls you can buy it from Tonga,nukualofa market in those chinese store at $10,13,15 a but at the...More

Thank vavaupearlcenter
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Local crafts with some jewelry. Some fruits and vegs but we can not buy them and take on the ship. Not a whole lot to do on this island but we had a nice walk. Overall a good time.

Thank WPEVLE
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Small fruit and vege market most of the time. Other section sees locals sell small souvenirs like necklaces, woven goods and carvings. It was quite funny to see this humble market turn into a show and sell a bunch of "touristy" stuff when the P&O...More

Thank Josh F
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Very small market with some good carved and bone jewellery. Not the place for souvenir clothing adit is imported from either India or China. Very pleasant smallholders and some good musical entertainment mainly from a brass band (apparently from the local boys high school. Then...More

1  Thank Twosie21
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

they have whale bone carving and tapa painting. cowbone pendant, wood carving and many souvenir to choose from

1  Thank atuekahomanusiu
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a neat little market used by locals and tourists. There's lots of produce in the outer area and some of it is really interesting like big taro roots and fruits that I've never seen before. I bought a pineapple and some guava and...More

Thank Hydrolagus
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

One of my favorite places to visit on Vava'u was the market. We had sailed to this island with our family and this market was where all of the locals would gather some dressed up in their formal wear, to get their fresh produce. On...More

2  Thank Norm-Travel_Designer
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This market is a must visit! So much local produce and color! Very friendly too. I highly recommend it.

Thank lewmorski
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a great place to stock up on fresh produce. It's just a short walk from the cruise ship dock. Unfortunately, we were there in the middle of the week and there was not much available. there are also local made crafts and jewelry....More

2  Thank Richard F
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rachellebrightwell
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No I grow my own right here in downtown Queensland
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