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Hakaniemi Market Square

Address: Hameentie 1a 00530 Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Attraction details
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

One of the places to go, if you want fresh fruit or vegetables, especially some locally grown. In July/August (possible a little earlier) they have the most wonderful Strawberries. In fall you can get a lot of mushrooms. Hakaniemi Market also has a lot of other vendors selling everything from home made products to souveniers.

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were in Helsinki for a few hours on a Baltic cruise and stopped here because we saw it on Rick Steve's bought a knife and a few other local made souvenirs. Also ate some wonderfully fresh salmon and one of the stalls with an orange tent

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Bern, Switzerland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We visited three market halls while in Helsinki and found this to be the best. It was also one of the liveliest. We ate salmon on rye sandwiches which were very good. Upstairs are several shops, including a Marimekko shop and souvenir shops. We also visited the Old Market Hall by the harbour (very pleasant, but more touristy) and Hietalahti... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love wandering around markets in new cities and Helsinki is no exception. Having been to the smaller market by the ferry terminals, I was eager to check out this larger establishment. Unfortunately the market was nothing like what I had imaged. The ground floor was fresh produce mainly with a couple of cheese and ham stalls. The upper level... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I always love to go to the local markets when visiting a new city. It is a great way to sample some of the local foods. This market was smaller than expected but still had a wide array of local foods and Crafts. My friend and I tried smoked reindeer and had moose soup for lunch. Both were delicious. It... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Go and have a look in the hall at the tiny stalls offering all kinds of super fresh, mostly organic delights. It looks pretty boring from the outside but ot so once you are in. And, sometimes there is a flea market in the square outside. Close to town on the #6 tram

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We visited this lovely market in July & had a great experience. Tasted some local produce & bought several souvenirs, including a beautiful silver bracelet for our daughter. Wish we had bought a ring & earrings to match. Been searching on line for the distributor to no avail. Can anyone help?

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Read from trip advisor that this is a 'must-see' place in Helsinki. Took the metro to Hakaniemi station and walked across the street to arrive at the market square. I expected the market to be as big as Queen Victoria market in Melbourne or Salamanca market in Hobart but to my disappointment, it was a 2 storey small market selling... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was a lovely way to get a little flavor of Helsinki. There were lots of local wares for sale, as well as some local foods. We purchased some small gifts to take home, and sampled some local seafood. There are also boats offering sightseeing tours from the docks. The historical section is close by, within walking distance.

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Manchester Area
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The market square has much variety and many tasty local delicacies on offer. Lots of authentic options and very fresh quality, worth a few hours stroll. Easy tram ride from the ferry port.

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