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Arabia Factory Shop

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Address: Arabiakeskus Hameentie 135, Helsinki 00560 , Finland
Phone Number: 358 (0)204 39 3507
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Good not just for Iitalla enthusiasts

We came for the plates and glasses and stayed for the tableware, trays etc. Expect to spend some time if you are interested in Scandinavian design. There are a few shops which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Frankfurt, Germany

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We came for the plates and glasses and stayed for the tableware, trays etc. Expect to spend some time if you are interested in Scandinavian design. There are a few shops which invite to brows and explore all sorts of objects. The cafe isn't bad. Had some coffee and rememberable cake there.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The Arabia factory store is totally a must-see for enthusiasts of classic Finnish design. The complex includes a restaurant, a museum, a book shop (and much more) and... the Iittala outlet. They have a huge range of products (new and well-known ones), both first- and second-class quality (although I had difficulties to find the difference). The prices are comparably cheap... More 

Thank Potilla92
Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

At Arabia factory shop you will find some nice Finnish design souvenirs. It is nice shop. I can recommend that to all Helsinki visitors to find some nice items. I bought nice coffee cups. Have a nice shopping.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Don't spend an hours travel time going to an "outlet" offering city prices except on a few items going out of stock.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We've been to the outlet shop and the museum several times in the last few years - so obviously we are mildly addicted to all things Arabia/Iittala - but we finally got round to going on the factory tour with the excellent and knowledgeable Ms K. - the tour was all you could wish for - explaining the history of... More 

Thank lostintransportation
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Went on a Monday where the museum are 90% closed in town, including the Arabia museum. The so called Arabia factory outlet shopping arcade is not cheap at all. Perhaps I cannot judge as I know nothing about art but I would definitely not pay €99 for what it looks like just another wooden plate! Outrageous!

1 Thank Man_U_canuck
New Haven, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

26 min tram ride from the design area of Helsinki excellent museum arabia company is still operating there ( OK to visit the fabric if arranged in advance) ittala /arabia/royal copenaghen products available in the store for more info check http://www.arabia.fi/en/Arabia-Story/ARABIA-TODAY/Arabia and follow the link on visitfinlandia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Don't waste your time to go there if you're looking for bargains. All except very few items are sold at full price. The selection was however good, and it might be worth the visit if you appreciate the design and just want to browse. Large range of items from Iittala, Marimekko and Fiskars, among other brands.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Take tram no. 6 out here - it's easy. The selection of Iittala homewear (and Fiskars and some other brands) is impressive and well-arranged. The prices is about 20% lower for Quality 2 - and exactly the same than in the city for Quality 1. You should only go here if you are really interested in Iittala (or Fiskars...). If... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I'm puzzled by some of the negative reviews on this site. I have been going to the Arabia Factory Outlet for many years and, yes, sometimes, the special offers are better than other times but usually there are some very good 'finds'. In addition, there is the chance to buy seconds on many items and pay full price (no higher... More 

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