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Kauppatori

Etelaranta and Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #4 of 52 shopping in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Took a fabulous 3 hour sail boat tour aboard s/y Linden, a replica three m mast archipelago schooner from Mariehamn. Great boat and did real sailing through the straits. Crew was fun and helpful and the salmon soup is renowned and included I the ticket price. Can't remember when a sightseeing cruise would have been more relaxing!

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Helsinki
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

One of the most special places in helsinki. Iv visited couple of times. Has good fish foods and nice view! Ferries to suomenlinna leaves from here and to the zoo. I like it. I heard theres an new helsinki wheel i havent tested it yet but ill try it. Bevare the seagulls can be agressive!

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Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We were only in Helsinki for part of a day during our cruise, and had decided ahead of time to visit Kauppatori on our own, and take the ferry from there to Suomenlinna Fortress, vice purchase any of the cruise line's excursions. (The walk from the cruise port was maybe a half-hour and easy with two children, passing cathedrals and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Not to be missed. Lovely cluster of market stalls selling the most wonderful array of fruit and vegetables that were so fresh and displayed attractively. Lots of stands selling home made food being cooked in front of you. Home made wares also widely available which were lovely. There's a second market in the senate square which has a different feel... More

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ACT, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I visited on a nice sunny day and had a great time at these authentic feeling markets. The location right on the water is lovely and you can find anything from food and produce right through to souvenirs and general flea market type of goods. Well worth an hour or two.

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El Jadida, Morocco
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422 reviews 422 reviews
141 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Harborside Market is a description, not the name of the market or the square - the attraction is next to the harbour. TA refuse to change the name of the attraction back to the correct "Kauppatori" which means "Market Square" in Finnish. I reviewed the square last year from a night-time perspective - I review again from a later visit,... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

If you want to learn what the locals' daily life looks like, I would recommend this open air market. The Market Square (Kauppatori in Finnish) is the most popular market in the city and is easily accessible by public transportation, bicycle or by foot. You can't miss the market, just look for the brightly colored tent tops. We saw many... More

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Top Contributor
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Great place for a wander, selection of stalls, some touristy but plenty of food stalls, have a big bowel of tasty Finnish saumon soup for ���8

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Vista Alegre
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The best place to meet finish people and enjoy a traditional dish from Finland, it was cheap and really tasty!!! The best for me, was the reindeer meat! I've never could imagine that I would eat this!

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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Like other reviews, this place is great for cheaper souvenirs and great street food (seafood). You can get Helsinki/Finland t-shirt 3 for 30 Euros or 25 Euros (depends). This is also where you can get your tickets for the ferry rides that will take you a tour of around Helsinki.

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