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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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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82 reviews 82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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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208 reviews 208 reviews
116 attraction reviews
362 helpful votes 362 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Every morning they set up shop and every afternoon take it down. As we left at 4:30 am for the airport, many vendors had already started construction. It is amazing what they do every day. The college girls running the shops were delightful. The food was excellent. The gifts were the best place to shop in Helsinki. Overall, I wish... More

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Siuntio, Finland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Here in this market place where you can find the best fresh food in Helsinki to a lower price than in the downtown. It is little aside from the main center but worth a visit. Easy to access with a tram for example. A lot of small shops with all kind of stuff in 2 floors. You have also a... More

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New Delhi, India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A rather small place with a line of tents with a variety items ranging from local craft, souvenirs to food. One has to pass through it if one arrives by cruise ferry. A lot depends on the weather. Though we were there in June, it was quite windy,chilly and rainy. The tents billowed out quite making things difficult both for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Also called Market Square, Kauppatori. Following on from Olearius's excellent description, we found that we could get the food as takeaway (cardboard plate wrapped in aluminium foil so that we could buy the meals just before 4pm, when the majority of stores close, and it was still perfectly edible at 6pm back at our apartment. The food is healthy, if... More

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Alexandria Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

First, let me say that this listing is a mess. There are several market areas in Helsinki, and this listing seems to lump them together. The photos which are shown are several areas, not one. Someone with a better knowledge of Helsinki than mine should try to separate them. This review is for the open air market which is located... More

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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309 reviews 309 reviews
87 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The square was empty - there were mayby 5 stalls with "old rubbish". Also the market hall was close to empth - half of the stalls closed, and there were very few visitors. Prices very, very high - and from what we just saw the quality did not support such prices! Unfortunately not a good day for a visit to... More

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