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Hakaniemi Market Square

Hameentie 1a 00530 Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #2 of 53 Shopping in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Located right on the waterfront and very near to several other tourist destinations, this was a very nice combination of food vendors (both restaurant-like as well as fresh fruit and other produce) and crafts. Very clean and plenty of room to walk around and take in what there was to offer. We didn't encounter any pushy sellers, and those we... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

i recently was on a scandanavian cruise we stopped at Helsinki. I have never seen such beautiful produce I ate the strawberries and the raspberries and it brought back memories of my childhood in England the market is also an excellent venue for getting tourist gifts as they are very keenly priced

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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wonderful jewellery and hard crafts. Plenty of cheep food stalls. Nobody was pushy and all very clean. Wonderful situation near the water.

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Chicago, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is an open air market of food and local vendors (not the expensive Louis Vuitton stores you find closer to the center of town). Even if you don't buy anything, it's fun to walk around and look.

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Hong Kong, China
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128 reviews 128 reviews
55 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

You will have to go through the market square if you walk to the Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) from the Senate Square (Senaatintori). Many souvenir shops and food stalls. Really should try some local food such as reindeer meat balls, fried fishes, ... etc. You will have a chance to taste the food before making up your mind of what... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Trying to make few things clear... Many people seem to have reviewed Kauppatori, not Hakaniemen tori. Kauppatori located at the end of Esplanade and Hakaniemen tori few metro stops off downtown. Hakaniemen tori is traditionaly more working class market and not so full of tourist stuff as Kauppatori. Personally i recommend to go here grab a cup of coffee, sit... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a must visit in summer if you like berries. Strawberries, blue berries and rasberries all fresh and incredible cheap. We visited every day for supplies!

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Malaga, Spain
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22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We found nice T shirts at a reasonable price. It is nice to see the food stalls with the local cooking and take in the smells. We were on a cruise so did not want to eat, already doing that too much! But nice to see the stalls cooking fish and other dishes. Lots of fruit as well and handy... More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Where else can you order reindeer balls :-) !!! We actually didn't and had fish which was both inexpensive and delicious. The local vendors are too busy to be the least bit pushy and this open air market is a delight to stroll through. I know that this is officially an "attraction" review but it could just as easily be... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Visited on monday and nothing there. Probably mondays on square are like museums...closed...nothing to review

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